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Public Health

Enhance the Health Security of Our Nation

GDIT is helping CDC achieve its mission with initiatives, such as direct mission support for surveillance and preparedness and response; developing state-of-the-art technical foundations for data modernization and advanced analytics; collaborating with State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal (STLT) partners; and driving innovation to promote positive change. Our STLT support includes public health emergency response work with the states of Arkansas and North Carolina, and the Indian Health Service (IHS) in their support of federal, tribal, and urban hospitals and clinics.

GDIT is enabling the Public Health Ecosystem of tomorrow, enabling public health professionals with the tools to promote health equity, respond to outbreaks, and apply predictive models that save lives and protect the public's health.
years enabling federal and State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal public health
contracts supporting State, Territorial, Local, and Tribal public health
years covering 25+ Public Health outbreaks, surveillance engagements, and preparedness and response activations
years supporting the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division Medical Surveillance Monthly Reports (MSMR), publishing 100+ MSMRs
authorship contributions to 100+ peer-reviewed journal articles including the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
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Contact Tracing: Rapid Operational Response to COVID-19 Tracing in Arkansas

As COVID-19 cases began to rise in Arkansas this July, GDIT rapidly responded by deploying a statewide Contact Tracing System for the Arkansas Department of Health. This system was operational within one week of contract award, ensuring the state could respond quickly to rises in coronavirus cases.

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Biomedical Research

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