Jan 20, 2021 · CDC Director: Speaker Request Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH She is an influential scholar whose pioneering research has helped advance the national and global response to HIV/AIDS. Dr. Walensky is also a well-respected expert on the value of testing and treatment of deadly viruses.
Aug 06, 2021 · Debra Houry, MD, MPH, is the acting principal deputy director of CDC. Since 2014, Dr. Houry served as director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). In this role, she led innovative research and science-based programs to prevent injuries and violence and to reduce their consequences. More.
Jan 20, 2021 · Statement from Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . It is truly a privilege to join the world’s premier public health agency. For 75 years, CDC has carried out a mission to protect America’s safety, health, and security at home and abroad.
Jul 30, 2021 · CDC works 24/7 protecting America’s health, safety and security. Whether disease start at home or abroad, are curable or preventable, chronic or acute, or from human activity or deliberate attack, CDC responds to America’s most pressing health threats.
The first confirmed case of COVID-19 was discovered in the U.S. on January 20, 2020, while Redfield was serving as director of the CDC. Redfield was a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force from its start on January 29, 2020.