Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- Motor Vehicle Crash Prevention
- Alcohol impaired driving
- Older adult mobility
- Injury data systems
Gwen Bergen, PhD, MS, MPH
Gwen Bergen, serves as a Behavioral Scientist on the Transportation Safety Team in the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. She works to prevent alcohol-related driving injuries and deaths, to understand older adult mobility issues, and on investigating better sources of data for motor vehicle injury and death.
She began her career at CDC as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Center for Health Statistics working with the injury group. Prior to starting her career in public health she worked as a computer scientist designing, developing, and testing information systems.
Doctor Bergen received her bachelor of science degree in health systems and her master of science in information and computer sciences from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. She received her masters of public health from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, GA and her doctorate in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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