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Doctor Laurence Slutsker

Associate Director for Science, Center for Global Health, CDC, Atlanta, USA

Dr Laurence Slutsker is Associate Director for Science, Center for Global Health (CGH), CDC. Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Slutsker received his B.S. from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He also holds a Masters in Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr Slutsker completed his medical training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is board certified in internal medicine and preventive medicine.

In 1987, Dr Slutsker joined the Malaria Branch at CDC. In addition to 17 years experience with the Malaria Branch, Dr. Slutsker has also held staff positions in HIV/AIDS and diarrheal diseases, and has conducted epidemiologic research on a broad range of topics including causes of infant mortality in developing countries, HIV/AIDS, malaria, diarrheal diseases, and reproductive and general tropical public health. He has been Director of the KEMRI/CDC Research Station in western Kenya (2001-2005) and Chief of the Malaria Branch at CDC (2006-2010). In October 2010 he assumed his present position as Associate Director for Science in CGH. He has authored or coauthored more than 180 scientific journal articles, book chapters, and other publications.

Last updated: 15 December 2011

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