CDC Director The Biden transition announced Walensky's presumptive appointment as CDC director on December 7, 2020. Doctors and public health experts widely praised the choice. As the position of director of the CDC does not require Senate confirmation to take office, Walensky's tenure at the CDC began on January 20, 2021.
Dec 07, 2020 · President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has picked Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, to lead the CDC upon his inauguration on Jan. 20. Walensky is the chief of the division of infectious diseases at ...
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Dec 09, 2020 · President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to be the next director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Top health officials huddled Sunday night to discuss the issue, according to CNN, and the change is expected to be announced at a briefing by CDC
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Dec 07, 2020 · — Jason H. Wasfy, M.D. (@jasonwasfy) December 7, 2020 Dr. Kenneth H. Mayer, co-chair of The Fenway Institute and professor at Harvard Medical School, called the selection of Walensky to head the...
Dec 07, 2020 · Dr. Rochelle Walensky is an infectious disease expert and teaches at Harvard Medical School. She will replace Robert Redfield, the current director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jul 22, 2021 · CDC director says US reaching another pivotal moment in pandemic. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on July 22, 2021, said the U.S. is reaching another pivotal moment in the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Jan 26, 2021 · Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on a "Review of Coronavirus Response Efforts" on Sept. 16.
Aug 14, 2020 · The current pandemic, paired with the oncoming flu season, could create the “worst fall, from a public health perspective, we’ve ever had,” said the CDC director in an interview with WebMD.