Eva de Vallescar is a Health Communication Specialist within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support. During the past two years she served as Spanish content lead for the 2016 Zika virus and the 2017 Hurricane Maria responses for Puerto Rico. In 2014, she was deployed to West Africa (Guinea) to assist in the Ebola virus disease response as part of the Health Promotion Team.

Eva started her career at the CDC as a contractor translating websites and other public health materials from English to Spanish. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City) and a master’s degree in Medical and Public Health Translation from Universidad Jaume I (Valencia, Spain). Eva has been an ATA certified translator (English>Spanish) since 2007.

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