Elizabeth, Liz, Wyckoff is an MPH student in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Originally from outside Chicago, Liz holds a Bachelors degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Through classes and research experience in her undergraduate degree, she developed an interest in Global Health, neglected tropical diseases, and international vaccine implementation. Prior to joining START, Liz has worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, first as a Public Health Associate (PHAP) stationed in Lincoln, NE working primarily in zoonotic epidemiology and on Nebraska’s vaccine implementation for the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, she works in CDC’s Division of Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance as a data analyst. She is passionate about working with jurisdictions on programs to help detect multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs) and improve programmatic surveillance.