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Tori Burket

Waterborne Disease Epidemiologist & Legionella Coordinator, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
WAHC Speaker Tori Burket

Tori Burket completed her M.S. in Environmental Health with a specialization in Epidemiology at Colorado State University in 2016. There her thesis included a longitudinal analysis of E. coli O157:H7 shedding patterns in dairy cattle in northern Colorado. Tori is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Environmental Health with a specialization in Epidemiology at Colorado State University. Her research papers include topics related to E. coli, Legionella, and waterborne disease outbreaks, with an emphasis on public health issues concerning one health initiatives. Since January 2017 she has served as the Waterborne Disease Epidemiologist and Legionella Coordinator with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Communicable Disease Branch. At CDPHE she coordinates surveillance, prevention, and response for cases and outbreaks of waterborne diseases as well providing training and outreach for local public health, environmental health, and community partners.