Computer Health Pioneer Victor Strecher Receives 2014 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award

Victor Strecher, Ph.D., M.P.H., today was presented with the 2014 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). The James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation honored Strecher for pioneering the development of computer tailored health programs that have transformed the way people learn about and manage their health.


CDC Protects Employees from Infections, Lowers Costs

Every day, one out of 20 hospitalized patients has an infection caused by medical care. Healthcare-associated infections are costly to businesses and are potentially lethal to employees. CDC plays a vital role in helping businesses safeguard their workforces from infections.




In Times of Crisis, CDC Helps Businesses Ensure Continuity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plays a vital role in helping businesses prepare for and respond to public health emergencies. In the first of a new series of quarterly business features, CDC’s connection with business and public health preparedness and response is highlighted, coinciding with September’s National Preparedness Month.




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