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New director named for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 06 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:64
  1. Fred Charatan,
  2. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    Dr Julie Gerberding, aged 46, has been appointed director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in Atlanta, Georgia. She is currently acting principal deputy director of the CDC and played an important role in leading the centres' response to the anthrax bioterrorism attacks last autumn.

    She joined the CDC in 1998 as director of the division of healthcare quality promotion, where …

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