Ms. Wagner is a public health expert with 30 years of experience in epidemiology and surveillance, including more than 10 years with the National ALS Biorepository. She joined McKing Consulting Corporation in 2011 to provide project coordination and support for ALS surveillance projects.
In her current role, Ms. Wagner serves as the Project Coordinator for both the National ALS Biorepository and the National AFM Biorepository. She is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of participant recruitment, biospecimen collection, coordination with subcontractor and partners, and management of all project data. Ms. Wagner works directly with the National ALS Registry on website updates, development of communication materials and SOPs, recommendations for partner meetings, and updates for IRB protocols and OMB packages. Ms. Wagner also works with the National MS Society on current prevalence projects.
Prior to her ALS work with McKing, Ms. Wagner served as an epidemiologist with the Texas Department of State Health Services where she conducted several long-term surveillance projects on MS and ALS and oversaw asbestosis and silicosis surveillance in Texas.
Ms. Wagner holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Sam Houston State University and a Master of Public Health Degree in Environmental and Occupational Health from Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health. She has also authored numerous manuscripts, posters, and abstracts related to MS and ALS.