CDC confers Steele award on Buttke

Published on June 18, 2014
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Lt. Cmdr. Danielle Buttke

Lt. Cmdr. Danielle Buttke (Cornell ‘09) received the 2014 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in April at the 63rd annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. The agency gives the award to current and recent EIS officers for their contributions to veterinary public health and one health.

Dr. Buttke is the one-health coordinator for the National Park Service, and she was honored for domestic and international work on environmental health, one health, and zoonotic disease.

The award is named for the first chief of the CDC’s Veterinary Public Health Division.