Epidemiologist Helping Bear River Health Department with COVID-19
USU Biology Professor and epidemiologist, Scott Bernhardt, is among Utah Medical Reserve Corps volunteers helping the Bear River Health Department gain control after the number of COVID-19 cases in the district surged to triple digits following an outbreak at a Cache valley meat packing facility. In addition, he’s advising managers at other area facilities on preventive practices.
Dr. Bernhardt was a postdoctoral fellow with the Centers for Disease Control, at the agency’s Atlanta headquarters, from 2002-2004 and from 2009-2010.
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