Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Neil Vora is an epidemiologist with the Poxvirus and Rabies Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A physician and member of the Epidemic Intelligence Service Class of 2012, Vora has served as lead for several high-profile outbreaks for the agency, including investigating a newly discovered orthopoxvirus infecting humans and cattle in the Republic of Georgia and investigating a human rabies case associated with organ transplantation. For these investigations, he received CDC’s prestigious Mackel and Langmuir awards. He also received the University of California, San Francisco Dean’s Prize for Research in 2008, among other honors.