Dr Frederick J. Angulo
Deputy Branch Chief, Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr Angulo is a medical epidemiologist trained in veterinary medicine and public health. He is Deputy Chief of the Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch of the Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases in the National Center for Zoonotic, Vectorborne, and Enteric Diseases, at CDC. The Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch strives to prevent foodborne, waterborne and enteric diseases worldwide and contains OutbreakNet (the network of epidemiologists and other public health officials that investigate outbreaks of foodborne, waterborne and other enteric illnesses), FoodNet (the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network) and NARMS (the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System).
As the Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Foodborne Disease Surveillance, Dr Angulo coordinates several international activities including the Global Foodborne Infections Network (GFN), and the International Collaboration of Enteric Diseases Burden of Illness Studies. The Global Foodborne Infections Network has conducted >45 International Training Courses worldwide including four courses, in collaboration with the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO), in the Middle East involving >100 epidemiologists and microbiologists from 16 countries.
Dr Angulo has served in a variety of scientific and leadership positions related to food safety since joining CDC in 1993 in the Epidemiology Intelligence Service. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Emory University School of Public Health and is a member of numerous professional medical specialty organizations.
Dr Angulo holds Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of San Francisco in biology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master’s of Preventive Medicine degrees from the University of California in Davis, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of California in Los Angeles. He is board certified in Veterinary Preventive Medicine. He has authored or coauthored over 150 articles in medical journals or chapters in medical textbooks.