CDC Director Fitzgerald Visits NIH
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, visited NIH on Nov. 2, getting an overview of NIAID from its director Dr. Anthony Fauci and meeting with NIH director Dr. Francis Collins. She also visited the Vaccine Research Center for updates on NIH vaccine efforts with Dr. Barney Graham, co-deputy director of the VRC. During her morning at NIH, Fitzgerald also met with NIMH director Dr. Josh Gordon and with Dr. Jim Anderson, director of NIH’s Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives. Fitzgerald was named 17th director of CDC in July and previously served as commissioner of the Georgia department of public health from 2011 to 2017.