|Description:||This is one in a series of twenty-four images (PHIL 16125 - 16148) captured at a memorial ceremony exhibit entitled, “Honoring Dr. Stephen B. Thacker”. This image depicts a page out of the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) yearbook on which was pictured six out of the thirty-nine 1976 class members, which included Dr. Thacker, who was pictured in the top row, middle.|
“The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a unique 2-year post-graduate training program of service and on-the-job learning for health professionals interested in the practice of applied epidemiology.” Dr. Thacker’s career at the CDC began with his service in EIS in 1976.
The photographic series was compiled March, 2013. The CDC Public Health Library and Information Center hosted an exhibit honoring Dr. Thacker’s life and contributions to the CDC. The exhibit remained on display from early February, through the EIS Conference in late April of 2013.
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|Content Providers(s):||CDC/ Victoria Burchfield|
|Photo Credit:||Victoria Burchfield|
|Links:||CDC – Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)|
CDC – “In Memoriam: Stephen B. Thacker, MD, MSc — 1947–2013”, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), March 1, 2013 / 62(08); 153
CDC – Public Health Library and Information Center (PHLIC)
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