NIEHS Profiles Dr. Alexander Isakov and Emory Infectious Disease Response Program

From Ebola containment and treatment success to nationwide leadership in infectious disease peparedness: the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences reports on the "Success Story" of Dr. Alexander Isakov and the Emory team that accepted and successfully treated two Ebola patients in 2014, meeting the unprecedented challenge of caring for victims while containing the extremely infectious disease. 

Alexander Isakov, M.D., Professor of Emergency Medicine and Executive Director of the Emory Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), now leads the Emory Infectious Disease Response program. The IDR program trains first responders and other workers in preparedness, patient management, and protecting themselves and others in infectious disease situations. Read more