Full Name
Maria "Masha" Djuric
Job Title
Public Health Nurse Supervisor, County of San Diego
County of San Diego, HHSA, Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch
Speaker Bio
Masha Djuric, BSN, RN, PHN has been a registered nurse since 2004, initially working as a nurse in the hospital Emergency Department and Urgent Care setting. She started her Public Health Career with County of San Diego STD, HIV and Hepatitis Branch in 2008 providing nursing care, education, and counseling to patients in STD clinic. Masha has been a Public Health Nurse with the Immunization Unit of Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch since 2013 and she currently works as a Public Health Nurse Supervisor for the Vaccine Preventable Diseases Program within the Immunization Unit. She specializes in infection prevention, infectious disease case investigations, immunizations, and vaccine management. She is Highly skilled in case management of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD), providing education about various VPD’s to community partners and the public.

She has been a keynote speaker at the California School Nurses Annual Conference, several San Diego Immunization Coalition summits, and Perinatal Care Network conferences presenting on various VPD and Immunization topics. She co-authored an abstract titled “Mumps Resurgence in San Diego County, 2019” that was presented at the 2020 CSTE Annual Conference and co-authored an article that was published in June 2020 in the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report titled “Notes from the field: Measles Outbreak Associated with International Air Travel- California, March- April 2017”.

Fun fact, Masha is fluent in Russian and Latvian languages, and has knowledge of other Slavic languages including Ukrainian, Polish, and Serbian.
Maria "Masha" Djuric