|Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|June 8, 2009 - Present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Nominated||May 15, 2009|
|Appointed||June 8, 2009|
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|New York City Health Commissioner|
|CDC Assignee to India|
|CDC Assignee to New York City|
|Other||Yale University (Infectious Disease training)|
Frieden previously worked for the CDC before becoming the New York City Health Commissioner in 2002.
Frieden graduated from Oberlin College before earning his master's of public health and medical degree from Columbia University. He took infectious disease training at Yale University. Frieden has authored over 200 scientific articles.
Below is an abbreviated outline of Frieden's academic, professional and political career:
- 1990-1992: Epidemiologic Intelligence Service Officer for the CDC
- 1992-1996: Assignee to New York City's tuberculosis program for the CDC
- 1996-2002: Assignee to the World Health Organization in India for the CDC
- 2002-2009: Commissioner of the New York City Health Department
- 2009-Present: Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Frieden speaks Spanish.
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