Alison Hinckley, PhD

Patricia V. Smith, BA 2023 Conf.

Lead, Epidemiology and Surveillance Team
Bacterial Diseases Branch
Division of Vector-borne Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fort Collins, CO

Changes to Surveillance for Lyme Disease — United States, 2022

Changes to Surveillance for Lyme Disease — United States, 2022


Dr. Alison Hinckley is an epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She holds a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Florida, and a PhD in Environmental Health/Epidemiology from Colorado State University. In 2004, Dr. Hinckley began working at CDC’s Division of Vector-borne Diseases in Fort Collins, Colorado. For three years, she worked as an epidemiologist on arboviral diseases, including: West Nile virus, La Crosse encephalitis virus, and yellow fever. For the last 16 years, her area of focus and research has been on the epidemiology of Lyme disease, plague, tularemia, bartonella, and vector-borne relapsing fevers. Since 2007, she has also served as Principal Investigator of CDC’s TickNET program, a collaborative public health network working to foster coordinated surveillance, research, education, and prevention of tickborne diseases. She currently leads the Epidemiology and Surveillance team in the Bacterial Diseases Branch at CDC.


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