Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

As the Deputy Administrator and the Epidemiologist of the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, Awais Vaid leads the District’s Strategic Planning and Operations with an emphasis on Systems Thinking. He joined the Health District in 2004 after working a year as a Special Projects Coordinator at the Northwest Community Hospital in Suburban Chicago.

Awais Vaid received his Medical Degree, MBBS (MD Equivalent) from India and his Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Northern Illinois University specializing in Healthcare Administration and Epidemiology. Awais is a Fellow of the Public Health Leadership Institute at UIC and serves on several Committees and Advisory Boards at the University of Illinois and the general Champaign-Urbana Community.

Contact information Phone: (217) 531-5360Phone: (217) 531-5360 or email

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