Eva Leidman, MSPH


Eva Leidman, MSPH, is an Epidemiologist in CDC’s Emergency Response and Recovery Branch. Her primary areas of work are nutrition and war related injuries. She also focuses on epidemiologic methods to measure the severity of disasters and the humanitarian response to them. Recent work includes assessments of the health and nutrition of Syrian IDPs and refugees, surveillance of malnutrition in South Sudan, response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, and injuries in post-conflict Iraq. Leidman is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Global Health at Emory Rollins School of Public Health and an associate with the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and her master’s degree at Johns Hopkins School Public Health.