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International Society for Disease Surveillance

Our Mission

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization founded in 2005 and dedicated to the improvement of population health by advancing the science and practice of disease surveillance. 

Our Vision

ISDS works toward a vision of timely, effective, and coordinated disease prevention and response among a skilled public health workforce through programs that position us at the vanguard of the disease surveillance field.

Our Members

ISDS’s 600+ membership represents professional and academic subject matter experts in the fields of public health surveillance, clinical practice, health informatics, health policy, and other areas related to national and global health surveillance. ISDS brings the disease surveillance community together across stakeholder boundaries through a membership that represents: 

  • Local, state, federal, and international public health professionals
  • Academic researchers
  • Clinical health care providers
  • Epidemiologists, statisticians, and informaticians
  • Government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • For-profit organizations
  • Graduate students
  • Media
  • Other stakeholders in disease surveillance

ISDS is governed by a ten member Board of Directors that represents national and international leaders in disease surveillance.

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Contact Us


288 Grove St, Box 203
Braintree, MA 02184
(617) 779 - 0880


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