Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- Diarrheal Diseases
Anna Bowen, MD, MPH, FAAP
Medical Epidemiologist in the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, NCEZID
Anna Bowen, MD, MPH, FAAP is a medical epidemiologist in the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. During the past 10 years at CDC, Dr. Bowen has worked to prevent and control diarrheal diseases globally, particularly focusing on the determinants and health impacts of handwashing in community settings, malnutrition and food safety among children, and prevention and management of shigellosis. She has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, has worked in 7 countries, and has authored or co-authored 39 scientific publications. She received her medical and public health degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Johns Hopkins University, then completed a pediatric residency at the University of Washington and worked as a primary care pediatrician before joining CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in the Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch.
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