Contact IDE&R

Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Response
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 075
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 877-427-7317
Fax: 877-427-7318

24 Hour Hotline for disease reporting and public health emergencies: 1-877-427-7317

Report a food-related illness or complaint: visit

Farah Ahmed
State Epidemiologist
(877) 427-7317

Infectious Disease Epidemiology & Response

Infectious Disease Surveillance

Sheri Tubach
Deputy State Epidemiologist
Shannon Sandall
Surveillance Director

Infectious Diseases

Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance

Cory Brockman
Public Health Veterinarian HAI/AR Director Quality Assurance Coordinator
Ingrid Garrison Bryna Stacey Mary Aker
Epidemiologists Epidemiologists Senior Administrative Assistant
Daniel Neises Robert Geist Karen Brown
Amie Worthington Justin Blanding  
Chelsea Raybern    
Lindsey Webb    
Kelly Gillespie    
Allison Zaldivar    
Medical Investigators    
Ella Vajnar    
CDC EIS Officer    
Public Health Consultants    
Maura Garcia    
Jovita Ramjisingh    
Senior Administrative Assistant    
Michelle Cooper