Daniel Pollock is a medical epidemiologist and the Surveillance Branch Chief in CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP). Dr. Pollock joined CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer in 1984 and has worked in environmental health, injury prevention and control, informatics, and infectious diseases programs.
In 2004 he moved to his current position as chief of the branch in DHQP responsible for national surveillance of healthcare-associated infections and other adverse events in healthcare, risk and protective factors, and antimicrobial use and resistance.
Dr. Pollock is board certified in internal medicine and emergency medicine. He is a Captain (Ret.) in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and worked as an emergency physician in Emory University’s Department of Emergency Medicine and at Grady Memorial Hospital from 1986 through 2007.