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CSTE is the home for practicing epidemiologists at the state, local, tribal, and territorial levels as well as those working in federal, academic, non-profit, or corporate settings. As a CSTE member, your support has an important impact on public health practice, surveillance, and applied epidemiology. CSTE members are essential to the work we do during the year, and your participation is greatly appreciated.
Membership levels

Active members are engaged in the practice of epidemiology for a governmental public health authority at the state, local, tribal, or territorial level. Associate members are former active members or those practicing epidemiology in federal, military, or international settings as well as at academic institutions or corporate settings. Student members are currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program pursuing a degree in public health or a related field. Retired Past Presidents are recognized as CSTE Emeritus Members.

Associate, Student, and Emeritus members enjoy all the rights and privileges of active members except the right to vote at the Annual Meeting or any regular or special meeting of the Council and the right to serve on the Executive Board, as Subcommittee chair, or hold elected office.

Member benefits
  • Access to a professional network of epidemiologists around the country
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities, including eligibility to represent CSTE on external consultations and workgroups
  • Access to submit, view, and comment on position statements
  • News and information on current public health issues
  • Advocacy on national policies and issues affecting epidemiology and surveillance
  • Additional benefits:
    • Online subscription to Journal of Public Health Management and Practice
    • Washington Reports, regular briefs on federal legislation and regulations from our Washington liaison
    • Access to the Members Only section of the CSTE website
    • Annual Conference registration discounts
    • Leadership and networking opportunities in the applied epidemiology and public health space
Dues information
Membership is $60 per year for Active and Associate Members and $30 per year for Student Members. Membership is valid for 1 calendar year from the date of purchase or renewal.
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