Jessica Claire
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Several years experience in investigating reports of infectious diseases, conducting analysis of data, and reporting findings. Proficient in developing and maintaining data collection tools and systems related to disease surveillance. Successfully collaborates with colleagues while conducting field investigations and participating in various public health projects.

  • Knowledge of infectious diseases and public health
  • Excellent understanding of epidemiological principles and surveillance methodologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Personal and professional integrity

JoAnne Claire, MPH; Stephanie Anspaugh-Naples, MPH; Steve Fravel; Sharlene E. Edwards, MPH (March 2013) Enhanced use of FirstWatch Real-Time Early Warning System to Detect Infectious Diseases and Possible Bioterrorism Events During the 2012 Republican National Convention. Poster session presented at Public Health Preparedness Summit, Atlanta, Georgia.

Chitnis AS, Caruthers PS, Rao AK, Claire JL, et al. Outbreak of Carbapenemresistant Enterobacteriaceae at a long-term acute care hospital: sustained reductions in transmission through active surveillance and targeted interventions. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012 Oct; 33(10):984–92.

Surveillance Epidemiologist, 09/2011 - Current
State Of Massachusetts 10 Park Plaza, MA,
  • Supervisor: Sharlene E. Edwards
  • Responsible for the daily review, analysis, and reporting of syndromic surveillance using ESSENCE
  • Contribute to all aspects of epidemiological investigations of infectious diseases, including reporting in Merlin Manage and maintain multiple surveillance systems
  • Communicate findings from investigations and surveillance through monthly newsletters and presentations to the community
  • Conduct data analysis using Epi Info
  • Assist with the planning, design, and heighten monitoring of public health surveillance activities.
FL Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellow, 09/2009 - 09/2011
Florida Department Of Health In Pinellas County City, STATE,
  • Supervisor: Dr. Patti Ragan and Dr. DongMing Cui
  • Investigated and reported cases of infectious diseases
  • Provided epidemiological consolation to the public
  • Developed data collection strategies and conducted data analysis
  • Collaborated with Federal, State, and local partners to investigate outbreaks
  • Prepared and contributed to final reports, including peer-reviewed publications
Medical Disability Adjudicator, 08/2008 - 09/2009
Florida Department Of Health City, STATE,
  • Supervisor: Scott Andrews
  • Responsible for making decisions regarding the medical eligibility of Florida citizens applying for disability benefits under the federal Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs
  • Conducted interviews with claimants, public, and private contacts to obtain information to make determinations
  • Requested and reviewed claimant medical records to determine necessity for consultative exams and additional medical information
  • Responsible for the completion of assessment forms and case documents
Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance Assistant, 06/2007 - 06/2008
Florida Department Of Health City, STATE,
  • Supervisor: Michael McCaskill
  • Responsible for monitoring acute hazardous substance releases in the state of Florida and entering the data into Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance System
  • Constructed maps of chemical exposures in the state of Florida using ArcGIS
  • Developed and oversaw the carbon monoxide exposure prevention community outreach project
  • Retrieved and reviewed data from the Florida Poison Information Centers
Master of Public Health: , Expected in 2008
Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
Bachelor of Social Work: , Expected in 2006
University of South Florida - Tampa, FL

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  • Florida State University
  • University of South Florida

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  • Surveillance Epidemiologist
  • FL Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellow
  • Medical Disability Adjudicator
  • Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance Assistant


  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Social Work

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