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Meet Benjamin Silk, CDC Disease Detective

Dr. Benjamin Silk is a lieutenant commander with the U.S. Public Health Service and an expert on tracking the bacteria listeria that can cause foodborne sickness and death.  He played a key role in CDC’s response to the recent multi-state listeria outbreak.  Dr. Silk served as a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer from 2008 Read More >

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Video: Real Life Disease Detective Dr. Christopher Braden

In our next video blog, Dr. Christopher Braden describes his work at CDC. Christopher Braden, MD, is a medical epidemiologist and currently serves as the Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases at the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Previously, Dr. Braden has served as the Associate Director for Science in the Division of Parasitic Read More >

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Video: Real Life Disease Detective Dr. Benjamin Silk

In our fifth video blog, Dr. Benjamin Silk describes his work at CDC. Dr. Benjamin (Ben) Silk has 16 years of experience in public health surveillance, field epidemiology, and applied research related to infectious disease prevention and control.  As an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer from 2008 to 2010, he was assigned to the Respiratory Diseases Branch at Read More >

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Video: Real-Life Disease Detective Dr. Carolyn Bridges

In our fourth video blog, Dr. Carolyn Bridges describes her work at CDC.  Dr. Bridges joined the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 1996 where she was assigned to work on influenza. After EIS, she continued her work on influenza and in 2006 became the Associate Director for Epidemiologic Science in the Read More >

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Video: Real Live Disease Detective Dr. Fatimah Dawood

In our third video blog, Dr. Fatimah Dawood describes her work at CDC.  Dr. Dawood is a medical epidemiologist with the Influenza Division at CDC. She came to CDC in 2008 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer assigned to CDC’s Influenza Division where she worked on analyses of the burden of influenza among children in the United States, Read More >

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Video: Real Life Disease Detective Dr. Dan Jernigan

In our second video blog, Dr. Dan Jernigan describes his work at CDC.  (You can also view the video on our You-Tube channel: CDCStreamingHealth.)  Dr. Dan Jernigan is a senior medical officer in the CDC Influenza (Flu) Division.  He serves as a principle investigator for flu research.  Additionally, he has led disease investigation teams for national and international responses including Read More >

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Video: Real Life Disease Detective Dr. Jennifer McQuiston

Watch Dr. Jennifer McQuiston as she describes her work at CDC. CDC helps to protect people all over the world from new outbreaks of viruses, foodborne diseases, and environmental hazards. Dr. McQuiston is the first in our new series of video blogs, which will also appear on our You-Tube channel:  CDCStreamingHealth. Be sure to catch the Read More >

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Can Fear be a Contagion? Can Mass Fear Lead to Public Panic?

  (Welcome to CDC Works for You 24/7, a blog highlighting CDC’s work to save lives and protect people like you from health threats. For our inaugural blog, we welcome Dr.  Barbara Reynolds, crises communication senior advisor in the Office of the Director at CDC.) Can fear be a contagion? No one is immune to fear, Read More >

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