Georgia State Health Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald Appointed As CDC Director, ATSDR Administrator

HHS: Secretary Price Appoints Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator
“Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., named Brenda Fitzgerald, M.D., as the 17th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). … Dr. Fitzgerald has been the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and state health officer for the past six years. … Dr. Fitzgerald, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, has practiced medicine for three decades…” (7/7).

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