Module Co-Lead, Field Epidemiology
Dr Mary Chamberland received an MD degree from New York Medical College and an MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. As a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for more than 25 years, she led multiple investigations, research studies and surveillance programs in the areas of HIV/AIDS, West Nile, SARS, and pandemic influenza. From 2005 through 2008 she served as the CDC liaison to England’s Health Protection Agency (now called Public Health England) and was seconded as well to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, working on the prevention and control of avian and pandemic influenza. She is a consultant with WHO and CDC and has been working on CDC’s response to COVID-19 since April 2020.