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A Conversation with CDC Partners

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Jan 20, 2022 12:44 PM

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Philip LoBue, MD, FACP, FCCP
Director, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Philip LoBue is the Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) in CDC’s National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. In 1999, Dr. LoBue joined DTBE as a medical epidemiologist assigned to the Tuberculosis Control Program in San Diego County, CA. In 2004, he became Chief of the Medical Consultation Team of DTBE. Between 2006 and 2014, Dr. LoBue was the Associate Director for Science for the division. Dr. LoBue is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and American College of Chest Physicians, and is also a member of the American Thoracic Society. Dr. LoBue has authored or co-authored more than 80 publications including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report articles. He has chaired or served on more than 10 guidelines and recommendations committees and panels for multiple organizations including CDC, ATS, the US Federal Tuberculosis Task Force, and the World Health Organization.
Noele P. Nelson, MD, PhD, MPH
Chief of Prevention Branch, Division of Viral Hepatitis @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Noele Nelson is a Pediatrician, and she holds a doctorate in Epidemiology. She joined the CDC/Division of Viral Hepatitis nine years ago and currently serves as the Chief of the Prevention Branch. In this role she oversees national efforts to test, implement and monitor hepatitis B and C care and cure cascades, perinatal hepatitis B and C prevention projects and viral hepatitis guideline development. Dr. Nelson focuses on hepatitis A and B vaccine research and policy and serves on the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Steering Committee. She also has a strong interest in emergency response and has served on numerous CDC responses.
Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH
Director of the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH, is Director of the National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention at CDC. Previously, he was Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at CDC, Director of CDC-Kenya, and Director of CDC-Uganda. He has focused his public health career on science-based, practical programs that increase health equity and decrease incidence and mortality. Dr. Mermin was an internal medicine resident at San Francisco General Hospital, and a preventive medicine resident at CDC and the California Department of Health Services. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford University School of Medicine, and received his MPH from Emory University. He is a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service.