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 also serves as a Deputy for the Administration’s Global Health Initiative (GHI) representing CDC and HHS.
For more than a decade, 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. In 2007, he was awarded the President’s Meritorious Executive award for sustained superior accomplishment.
In 2007, he served as Acting Chief of Party in CDC’s Rwanda office where he represented CDC in all global health initiatives, directed CDC’s work in the PEPFAR program, and was the senior CDC official leading 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.