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Dr. Linda MacKinnon, MPH, PMP
CEO, International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

Innovative Surveillance: ISID's Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED) & Chikungunya Data
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Epidemic intelligence leader with years of frontline experience in infectious disease surveillance and informatics methodology. Before joining ISID, Linda spent years providing ongoing information technology support and onsite subject matter expertise to further directives for AIDS relief in various countries including Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Vietnam, and Ukraine. Linda served as lead Epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), within the CDC’s National Center for Infectious Diseases. Prior to CDC, Linda lived and worked in Niger, West Africa establishing basic disease detection systems via case management and community needs assessments. Linda & the team at ProMED have been providing summary data to bolster forecasting models within a One Health context for many years.