TB Challenge: Partnering to Eliminate TB
in African Americans
Associate Director for Health Disparities Named
Hazel D. Dean, Sc.D., M.P.H., is the new Associate Director for
Health Disparities in the Office of the Director, National Center
for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP). Dr. Dean has worked in
the NCHSTP's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention for 11 years. Since
February 2003, she has served as supervisor of the Research and
Dissemination Team in the HIV Incidence and Case Surveillance Branch.
Dr. Dean has contributed significantly to efforts to develop strategies
for using HIV surveillance and other scientific data to guide HIV
prevention and care program planning at the local, territorial,
and state levels and has contributed to methods to describe the
HIV epidemic in minority and other underserved populations. Dr.
Dean has authored or co-authored a host of scientific articles in
peer-reviewed journals, written reports, and book chapters on HIV/AIDS
among racial and ethnic minorities and incarcerated populations.
She serves on CDC, departmental, and national advisory work groups
and committees; she has received numerous DC national awards for
her work and for enhancement of diversity in the workplace. Dr.
Dean received her bachelor's degree in biology from Spelman College,
her master's degree in public health in international/health/biostatistics,
and doctorate of science degree in biostatistics from Tulane University.
Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb
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