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Inyo County (Ca.) Hires Dr. Tony Cappello As Contract Epidemiologist

County of Inyo, Department of Health and Human Services Hires Dr Tony Cappello as their Contract Epidemiologist

Tony Cappello, PhD, Managing Health Scientist

Cardno ChemRisk announces that Managing Health Scientist, Dr. Tony Cappello, was selected by County of Inyo (Ca.) HHS to focus on conducting analysis regarding communicable diseases.

These analyses may include COVID-19, suicides, drug and alcohol abuse, behavioral health concerns, traumatic injuries, and related public health issues.

Dr. Cappello and a team of epidemiologists at Cardno ChemRisk will assist Inyo HHS with routine epidemiologic surveillance and will assess public health data/scientific literature and perform local public health and epidemiologic assessments.

“We are very honored and excited to work with the County of Inyo on this new project,” said Dr. Tony Cappello, PhD. “We are looking forward to this partnership and the ability to use our expertise and knowledge to help Inyo Health and Human Services strengthen and respond to their epidemiology and public health priorities.”
“We are excited for this opportunity to work with Cardno ChemRisk,” said Anna Scott, Deputy Director of Inyo County Public Health & Prevention. “We are looking forward to utilizing Cardno ChemRisk’s expertise to guide more focused efforts that will continue to help strengthen resilience and well-being within our community.”

Cardno ChemRisk epidemiologists apply independent scientific and problem-solving skills, shaped by a diverse experience base, to each client’s human health science and health risk evaluation needs. Our teams also design, conduct, interpret, and publish studies evaluating complex relationships between chemical, physical, and biological exposures, as well as workplace, environmental, and social factors, and human health outcomes. We are experienced in mixed methods research, utilizing survey development and analysis to comprehensively respond to clients’ scientific questions. Additionally, our scientists are proficient in designing and evaluating public health surveillance programs, helping clients to detect and prevent illnesses and injuries.


For more information, contact:

Luda Kopelovich
Business Development Director
Email: luda.kopelovich@cardno.com

Nancy Cline
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Email: nancy.cline@cardno.com

Anna Scott
Inyo County - Health and Human Services
Email: healthofficer@inyocounty.us

Carma Roper
Inyo County - Public Information Officer
Email: croper@inyocounty.us