DIRECTOR OF QUARANTINE SERVICES, NATIONAL QUARANTINE UNIT
In addition to her role with the National Quarantine Unit, Angela Vasa serves as nurse manager of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, and director of readiness consultations and metrics development for the National Ebola Training and Education Center. She has been employed at Nebraska Medicine since 2008, and her nursing experience includes delivery of care for patients with highly infectious diseases, solid organ transplant and critical care; as well as education, infection control, and leadership positions.
Vasa provided direct patient care for patients with Ebola virus disease admitted to the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit in 2014-2015. She also serves as faculty for the National Ebola Training and Education Center. In addition, her work includes developing readiness metrics for healthcare coalitions in response to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) grant for Regional Disaster Healthcare Response System strengthening.
Vasa holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is currently enrolled in a graduate nursing program. Angela is a 2016 alumni of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Emerging Leaders for Biosecurity Initiative (ELBI) fellowship.