Former Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Anne Schuchat received many awards for her contributions to medical science, including the APHA Maternal and Child Health Young Investigator Award.
The character Erin Mears in the film "Contagion" (2011) is based on Schuchat.
May 17, 2021 Medicine/Pharmaceutical
16th director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), serving from 2009 to 2017.
As a commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 2002 to 2009, Frieden came to some prominence for banning smoking, as well as the serving of trans fat, in the city’s restaurants.
April 26, 2021 Medicine/Pharmaceutical
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.
Current director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Rochelle Walensky and her peers say that the effectiveness of a COVID-19 vaccine will be strongly affected by the speed at which it is distributed, the willingness of people to be vaccinated, and the continuing severity of the pandemic.
April 17, 2021 Medicine/Pharmaceutical