Careers in Infectious Disease Panel on UW Campus

Fighting a Global Threat Locally: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Careers in Infectious Diseases

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
  • 5:30p-7:00p
  • Foege Building Auditorium, Room S-060
  • University of Washington

Students are invited to learn from local professionals working on global health issues, including tuberculosis, the world’s deadliest infectious disease. The evening includes a panel discussion, networking to discuss career opportunities, and light refreshments.


  • Daniel Zak, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for Infectious Disease Research (Researcher)
  • Naomi Kern, RN, BSN, Snohomish County Health Department (Nurse)
  • Arturo Vargas, Public Health Seattle & King County (Disease Intervention Specialist)
  • Katelynne Gardner Toren, MPH, Public Health Seattle & King County (Epidemiologist)

Emcee: Theresa Britschgi, MS WA State Opportunity Scholarship (Program Director)

For more information, contact Heidi Iyall (360) 236.3436 or

Co-sponsored by the Washington State Opportunity Scholars, Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), Washington State Department of Health, UW Global Health Resource Center (GHRC), Center for Infectious Disease Research, Firland Northwest Tuberculosis Center, Tb PHOTOVOICE, and Results

Careers in Infectious Diseases Panel.pdf