Dr. Nasia Safdar Receives CDC Grant to Evaluate COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness in Health Care Personnel

Nasia Safdar, MD, PhDNasia Safdar, MD, PhD, professor, Infectious Disease, received a one-year, $498,853 grant from the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention for the project, “Evaluating SARS-CoV2 Vaccine effectiveness Among health care personnel During Early phase vaccination (EVADE).” She will collaborate with Infectious Disease faculty Aurora Pop-Vicas, MDDaniel Shirley, MD; and Joseph McBride, MD; and UW Health Employee Health to evaluate the real-world effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to healthcare workers.