Dr. Hazel D. Dean has extensive experience in public health research, surveillance, program planning and implementation, management, policy, and workforce development. She has served at the state, local, federal, and international levels and at nonprofit organizations; she is now the deputy director of the lead federal center for preventing and controlling HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis and supporting HIV and STD prevention efforts in the nation's schools.
Dr. Dean is internationally recognized for her work in health disparities and health equity research and policy. She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, policy reports, and other publications about infectious and chronic diseases, public health surveillance, applied epidemiologic methods, social and structural determinants of health, and the public health workforce. She frequently serves on national and international advisory groups and committees addressing infectious and chronic diseases among underserved populations.
You can follow Dr. Dean on Twitter: @DrDeanCDC and learn more about NCHHSTP at http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/.
Public Health and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Friday, November 3
12:45 – 1:45 pm