Friday, June 12, 2015

New State epidemiologist

Maine CDC is pleased to announce that Siiri Bennett, MD, has accepted the position of State epidemiologist. 
Dr. Bennett received her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Massachusetts. 
Dr. Bennett is currently a senior research scientist and medical data consultant in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington in Seattle, where she is co-principal investigator for an NIH-funded Data Coordinating Center for a multi-study collaboration looking at tuberculosis latency and reactivation and also serves as a project director for a multi-study consortium looking at cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV.

She will begin her new role at Maine CDC on July 20.