Christine Hahn, MD - Infectious Disease, Medical Epidemiology

Dr. Christine Hahn reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Hahn is an epidemiologist for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare in Boise, Idaho. Her areas of expertise are infectious disease and medical epidemiology.

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine—1991, 2002
Infectious Disease—1994, 2005

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

West Nile Virus
Whooping Cough
Food Poisoning


MD: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, 1988
Internship/Residency in Internal Medicine: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 1988–1991
Fellowship in Infectious Disease: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1991–1995
Fellowship: Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) (based in Idaho), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 1995–1997

Current Position

State Epidemiologist, State of Idaho, Boise, ID, 1997–present

Selected Publications

  1. Tengelsen L, Hudson R, Barnes S, Hahn C (2002). Coordinated response to reports of possible anthrax contamination, Idaho, 2001. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 8. Available online:
  2. Hahn C, Mascola L, Haake D, et al. (2001). Update: Outbreak of acute febrile illness among athletes participating in Eco-Challenge-Sabah 2000—Borneo, Malaysia, 2000. MMWR, 50(2): 21–24.
  3. Leslie M, Fritz C, Calisher C, Pape J, Tengelsen L, Hahn C, et al. (1999). Update: Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome—United States, 1999. MMWR, 48(24): 521–525.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Last Updated: January 27, 2010

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