Press Releases

Sir Richard Peto Receives CDC Foundation Hero Award

For his efforts to save countless lives worldwide by uncovering the root causes of cardiovascular disease and cancer and bringing data to bear on public policies, Sir Richard Peto received the 2016 CDC Foundation Hero Award. The award presentation followed Peto’s keynote at the “Halving Global Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Rates” symposium at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Ruth Katz Joins CDC Foundation Board of Directors

Ruth Katz, J.D., M.P.H., has been elected to the board of directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation. Katz is the director of The Aspen Institute’s Health, Medicine and Society Program, an educational and policy studies organization.