James Matthias

Florida Department of Health
State Public Health Agency
Tallahassee, FL
Email: James.Matthias@flhealth.gov

Biographical Sketch:
Jim Matthias is currently a regional epidemiologist and laboratory liaison for the Florida Department of Health. Jim is a Class IX graduate of the CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship and the recipient of the 2013 Hillary B. Foulke Memorial Award.
Use of Remote Desktop Access to Electronic Medical Records to Assist in a Contaminated Compounded Pharmaceutical Outbreak Investigation in Florida
Outbreak of Pertussis in a School and Religious Community Averse to Healthcare and Immunizations Columbia County, Florida 2013
Assessing Background Rates & Direct Medical Charges to Impact Vaccination Policy for Medicaid-Receiving Pregnant Women Admitted to Hospitals or Intensive Care Units with Diagnosed Influenza in Florida, 2008-2012
Injection-Site Abscesses Associated with Contaminated Compounded Preservative-Free Methylprednisolone Injections from Main Street Family Pharmacy at a Single Clinic in Florida
Utilization of Florida's Syndromic Surveillance System (ESSENCE-FL) to Estimate Hospitalizations for Influenza in Pregnant Women on a Timely Basis during Influenza Season
Outbreak of Pertussis in a Highly Vaccinated Preschool Cohort Leon County, Florida 2014