14th director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), serving from 1998 to 2002.
Koplan had worked for the CDC for more than twenty years prior to becoming its director. His work involved investigating HIV-contaminated blood, as well as the Bhopal disaster.
Jeffrey Koplan - Wikipedia
“Epidemiologist Is Chosen to Head Centers for Disease Control” – The New York Times (1998)
“CDC Head Watching Bird Flu From China” – Atlanta Jewish Times (2017)