When entrepreneur, philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg took the stage at the 36th annual Joseph W. Mountin Lecture at CDC recently, he shared his thoughts about how to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people, with a focus on a data-driven approach and teamwork.
Each year the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recognizes a current or former employee for his or her exceptional contributions to the field of occupational safety and health. The James P. Keogh Award is a prestigious award. A lifetime achievement award. This year, I was honored to accept this award on behalf of my late husband, Thomas R. Waters.
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrated its 70th anniversary. As part of this commemoration, former CDC directors gathered with staff and retirees to reflect on the agency’ past successes and challenges while considering CDC’s next phase in protecting Americans health, safety and security.