Sascha Ellington

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Sascha Ellington has been an epidemiologist at CDC since 2006. Prior to that, she worked as the epidemiology program manager at a county health department in Florida. Sascha led the maternal health team for CDC’s 2014 Ebola response and subsequently led the Emergency Preparedness and Response Activity in CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health. She served on the Pregnancy and Birth Defects Task Force for CDC’s 2016 Zika Virus Response as the lead for domestic surveillance activities. Sascha currently serves as the team lead for the Emergency Preparedness and Response team in CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health. Her research interests are infections during pregnancy, HIV, contraception, and emergency preparedness and response. Sascha completed her undergraduate degree at Florida State University and her MSPH at Emory University.