Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Division of Community and Public Health

Section for Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology

Bureau of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention

930 Wildwood Drive

Jefferson City, MO 65109

573-751-6113 Toll free: 866-628-9891


Communicable Disease Surveillance 2007 Annual Report


Note: This report does not include a summary of sexually transmitted diseases,

hepatitis (except hepatitis A), HIV, or environmental conditions.




John Bos, Senior Epidemiologist, Southwest District

Cindy Butler, Senior Epidemiologist, Eastern District

Eden Dietle, CD Surveillance Manager

Terry Eslahi, Epidemiology Specialist, Central District

Pat Franklin, Epidemiology Specialist, Northwest District

Autumn Grim, Senior Epidemiologist, Southeast District

Peggy Hartman, CD Surveillance Epidemiologist

Rong He, Research Analyst

Eddie Hedrick, Emerging Pathogens Coordinator

C. Jon Hinkle, Senior Epidemiologist, Northwest District

Libby Landrum, Public Health Consultant Nurse

Arlene Mohr, Senior Office Support Assistant

David Oeser, TB Surveillance Coordinator

Lesha Peterson, Influenza Coordinator

Drew Pratt, Senior Epidemiologist, Central District

Dr. Howard Pue, State Public Health Veterinarian

Jo Ann Rudroff, ELC Epidemiologist (Foodborne)

Lisa Schutzenhofer, Assistant Bureau Chief

Karen Yates, Zoonotic Disease Coordinator


Harvey L. Marx, Jr., Chief

Bureau of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention




We thank our reviewers, Scott Clardy, Section Administrator, Kristi Campbell, Deputy Section Administrator,

Brian Quinn, Public Information Administrator, and Dr. Sarah Patrick, State Epidemiologist,

for their thorough review and helpful comments.


We would like to acknowledge the contribution of CDCís informative and knowledgeable public health web sites.

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