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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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