Becky Bunnell

Deputy Director for Science, Policy and Communications, Division of Global Health Protection, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S.A.

Rebecca Bunnell is deputy director for science, policy and communications in CDC's Division of Global Health Protection. Rebecca has nearly 30 years of public health experience, including 17 years stationed in Uganda, Kenya, and Honduras working for CDC as well as for Médecins sans Frontières, the UK Medical Research Council, Peace Corps (Honduras), USAID, and Action Aid. She has held leadership positions for major infectious and chronic disease prevention initiatives, has worked on multiple outbreak investigations, and has completed CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service. She has conducted numerous epidemiologic, surveillance, behavioral, and economic studies, and has authored over 120 scientific publications. Rebecca earned her B.A. from Yale University, a Masters from University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and a Doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health.


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