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Edward L. Hunter, MA

Director, CDC Washington

Edward L. HunterEdward L. Hunter was appointed Director of the CDC Washington Office in March 2011, after serving as Acting Director since 2009 and Deputy Director of the office since 2003. Mr. Hunter began his career at CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, most recently serving as the senior policy and planning official for NCHS.

CDC Washington serves as a bridge between CDC and the Washington policy community including the Congress, the Administration, and Washington-based health partners. As Director of CDC Washington, Mr. Hunter directs and oversees CDC′s legislative strategy.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Arts in Science, Technology, and Public Policy (emphasis in health policy and economics) from George Washington University, along with formal training in epidemiology and public health.