Mike the Mad Biologist

Category archives for CDC

Richard Besser to Be Acting CDC Director

I doubt he’ll become the new director–although I think he would be a very good choice–but, until the CDC gets a new director, Richard Besser is the Acting CDC Director:

Gerberding Out at CDC

This is change I can believe in. Gerberding has been awful. Not only has morale dropped on her watch (something that I observed anecdotally, and is backed up by these reports), but she also didn’t stand up for the science when that science was politically incorrect. More from CNN:

Change Needed at the CDC: Gerberding

In light of all the executive branch changes people are hoping for, I wonder how much longer CDC Director Julie Gerberding has. I’m guessing she’s there until late January….