Program Coordinator, Infectious Disease Epidemiology
New Jersey Department of Health
Dr. McHugh is a senior level epidemiologist with the New Jersey Department of Health, Communicable Disease Service where she currently serves as the Program Coordinator for Infectious Disease Epidemiology. During her sixteen-year tenure with the New Jersey Department of Health, Dr. McHugh has gained experience conducting surveillance and investigations on a variety of different infectious diseases including: vectorborne disease, food and waterborne diseases, health care acquired infections and viral respiratory disease. Since 2005, Dr. McHugh has served as the New Jersey’s Influenza Surveillance Coordinator where she is responsible for overseeing all aspect of viral respiratory disease surveillance and has been involved in multiple state and federal research projects focused on the epidemiology of viral respiratory disease and their impact on certain populations. Dr. McHugh currently serves as a Co-chair for the Influenza and Viral Respiratory Disease Subcommittee for the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE). She has worked on numerous national projects with CSTE and has served as an international influenza consultant to Thailand and Nepal. Dr. McHugh has a BS in biology from Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, PA; a Master’s in Public Health with an epidemiology concentration from the State University of New York in Albany; and a Doctorate in Epidemiology from Rutgers University, School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ.
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Saturday, October 5
3:40 PM – 4:05 PM