Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Marks 70 Years of Detecting Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the agency’s Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) program, which was… read more

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the agency’s Epidemic Intelligence Services (EIS) program, which was created to investigate and respond to infectious diseases. Former CDC Director Dr. William Foege delivered the keynote address and remarked on the history and function of the program. He also spoke about the CDC’s role during the coronavirus pandemic and criticized elected leaders, whom he referred to as “bullies.” Current CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky and Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat also took part in the virtual event. close

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  • Isaac Benowitz M.D. Medical Officer Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Health Care Quality Promotion Division
  • Kenneth Castro M.D. Senior Scientific Adviser U.S. Agency for International Development->Global Tuberculosis
  • Susan Chu M.D. Senior Epidemiologist Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Global Immunization Division
  • Danice Eaton M.D. Team Lead Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Scientific Education Division
  • William H. Foege M.D. Director (Former) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Beth Lee Deputy Chief Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Epidemiology Workforce Branch
  • Jennifer McQuiston D.V.M. Epidemiologist and Veterinarian Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Lynn Paxton M.D. District Director Fulton County, GA->Health Board
  • Eric Pevzner M.D. Program Chief Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Epidemic Intelligence Service
  • Byron Robinson M.D. Team Lead Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Epidemiology Workforce Branch
  • Sara Russell Rodriguez State Representative
  • Anne Schuchat M.D. Principal Deputy Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Pattie Simone M.D. Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Scientific Education Division
  • Theresa Smith Associate Director for Science Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->State and Local Readiness Division
  • Rochelle Walensky M.D. Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Seema Yasmin Director Stanford University->Stanford Health Communication Initiative
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Marks 70 Years of Detecting Diseases

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Program ID:
512304-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 04, 2021 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2021 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 04, 2021 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 04, 2021 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 05, 2021 | 12:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 05, 2021 | 4:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2021 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3