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CDC Director Gerberding To Speak, Sept. 16
Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will speak on, "Achieving Energy Balance: Aspiration...Inspiration... Motivation...Implementation!," on Thursday, Sept. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10. The lecture is part of the NCI Director's Seminar Series. Gerberding will talk about how CDC is working on many levels across various disciplines to reverse the disturbing trends in the nation's obesity epidemic. She will also discuss CDC's new research initiatives and the need for increased collaboration among government agencies, industry and other partners.
In her pre-CDC career, Gerberding practiced and taught in the field of infectious diseases at San Francisco General Hospital, at the University of California at San Francisco and at Emory University.
She has been a consultant to NIH, the American Medical Association, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the National AIDS Commission, the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and the World Health Organization.
Gerberding serves on the editorial board of the Annals of Internal Medicine, is an associate editor of the American Journal of Medicine and serves as a peer-reviewer for numerous internal medicine, infectious diseases and epidemiology journals.
Gerberding's lecture will also be webcast at http://videocast.nih.gov. Sign language interpretation will be provided. For more information, or for reasonable accommodation, contact Karen Davison at (301) 348-1606 or the Federal Relay at 1-800-877-8339.
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