The team

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The ECDC Fellowship Programme is coordinated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm, Sweden. The Fellowship Faculty Office is responsible for the administrative and logistic support of the faculty of the ECDC Fellowship Programme, including the curricular pathways for Intervention Epidemiology (EPIET) and Public Health Microbiology (EUPHEM). The head Scientific Coordinator of EPIET, head Scientific Coordinator of EUPHEM, one Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme and four Fellowship Faculty Coordination Specialists are based at ECDC. The other members of the scientific coordination team are based in seven partnership institutes in EU Member States. In addition, the ECDC Fellowship Programme has close and formal collaboration with several national Field Epidemiology Training Programmes via an ‘EPIET Associated Programme agreement’ (EAP). Together, the ECDC Fellowship Programme and EAP are responsible for coordinating each yearly cohort of fellows.

​Head of Public Health Training Section/Head of ECDC Training Programmes: Carmen Varela Santos

 

 

Head Scientific Coordinator of EUPHEM: Dr. Aftab Jasir

 

 

Head Scientific Coordinator of EPIET: Dr. Marion Muehlen

 

 

Group Leader Fellowship Faculty Office: Anna Bohlin

Shares the responsibility for the logistical part of modules, seminars, courses and selection processes. 
 

Fellowship Faculty Coordination Specialist: Aline Eklöf

Shares the responsibility for the logistical part of modules, seminars, courses and selection processes.
 

Fellowship Faculty Coordination Specialist: Heidi Jung

Shares the responsibility for the logistical part of modules, seminars, courses and selection processes.
 

Fellowship Faculty Coordination Specialist: Kristina Mittag-Leffler

Shares the responsibility for the logistical part of modules, seminars, courses and selection processes.

Administrator for Fellowship Grant Agreements ECDC Fellowship Programme: Susanne Freudenberg

Susanne administrates the fellowship grant agreements and is based at ECDC.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Aura Andreasen

Aura is a half-time coordinator for EUPHEM, she is based at Public Health England (PHE), London, UK.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Dr. Sooria Balasegaram

Sooria is a half-time coordinator for EPIET. She is based at Public Health England (PHE) in London, United Kingdom.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Alicia Barrasa Blanco

Alicia is a full-time coordinator for EPIET. She is based in Instituto de Salud Carlos III in Madrid, Spain
 

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Dr. Louise Coole

Louise is Co-Director of the UK Field Epidemiology Training Programme (UK-FETP), which is an EPIET-associated programme (EAP).
She is based at Public Health England in Leeds, United Kingdom.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Sarika Desai

Sarika is coordinator for the UK-FETP, which is an EPIET-associated programme (EAP).

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Lisa Hansen

Lisa is a full-time coordinator for EPIET. She is based at Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM) Bilthoven, NL
 

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Silvia Herrera

Silvia Herrera is a coordinator for EUPHEM.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Frantiska Hruba

Frantiska is a full-time coordinator for EPIET and EUPHEM, she is based at  ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Dr. Loredana Ingrosso

Loredana is a half-time coordinator for EUPHEM. She is based at the Istituto Superiore de Sanita (ISS), Rome, Italy.
 

EAP Scientific Coordinator: Dr Ioannis Karagiannis

Ioannis is a full-time coordinator for the UK-FETP, which is an EPIET-associated programme (EAP).
He is based at Public Health England, London, UK.
 

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Biagio Pedalino

Biagio is is a full-time coordinator for EPIET. He is based at the Istituto Superiore de Sanita (ISS), Sicily, Italy. 

EAP Scientific Coordinator: Dr Thomas Waite

Thomas is Co-Director of the UK Field Epidemiology Training Programme (UK-FETP), which is an EPIET-associated programme (EAP).
He is based at Public Health England, London, UK.

Scientific Coordinator of the ECDC Fellowship programme: Dr. Christian Winter

Christian is a half-time coordinator for EPIET and half-time coordinator for the PAE programme.
He is based at the Robert Koch-Institute (RKI) in Berlin, Germany