CGH Deputy Director for Policy and Communication: Donald E. Shriber, JD, MPH
Donald Shriber is the CDC Center for Global Health’s Deputy Director for Policy and Communication. He oversees a broad range of strategic policy and communication issues for CDC’s global health work.
From 1996-2008, Mr. Shriber served as Director of CDC’s Washington Office. Under his leadership, the Office dramatically expanded CDC’s major global and domestic health programs and authorities. He represented CDC in Washington during public health emergencies such as 9/11, the 2001 anthrax attacks, SARS, and Hurricane Katrina. Mr. Shriber has also served as an Acting Deputy and Policy Director at CDC. He was awarded the Presidential Meritorious Executive award in 2007 and the Presidential Distinguished Rank Award 2011.
In 2007, he served as Acting Chief of Party in CDC’s Rwanda office leading the country team and directing CDC’s work in the PEPFAR program including in the development of Rwanda’s $123 million Country Operation Plan.
Mr. Shriber previously served as counsel to the Energy and Commerce Committee, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC, where he directed the Committee’s legislative initiatives on the federal budget and health. He played a significant role in the development of numerous landmark laws covering public health and health finance. He also worked in the US Senate on public health and health finance issues. Mr. Shriber holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a JD and MPH from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the California and Washington, DC bars.