Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety - Guest Lecture Tuesday (2/21) with Elaine Scallan Walter

Feb. 20, 2023

Tomorrow’s guest speaker for our FDSCTE 7727 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Food Safety; Current Topics in Food Safety course is Elaine Scallan Walter!

Elaine Scallan Walter, PhDDr. Scallan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health. Her research focuses on estimating the burden of foodborne disease and attributing foodborne illnesses to specific sources. Dr. Scallan teaches a number of practice-based courses including Disease Outbreak Investigations and the Epidemiology of Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases. Prior to the Colorado School of Public Health, Dr. Scallan was the Team Lead of the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Dr. Scallan holds a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University College Dublin, an MA in Sociology from the National University of Ireland Maynooth, and a BA in Sociology and Economics from St. Patrick's College. 

We are excited to hear her lecture on the "Anatomy of a Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation—Current Practices in Hypothesis Generation and Testing"! Faculty and staff interested in attending Tuesday guest lectures can contact us at Follow CFI across all of our social media platforms including LinkedInFacebook & Instagram, for more details on upcoming guest speakers and food safety content across the board.