Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Bob Brewer, MD, MSPH
Areas of Expertise
- Prevention of Excessive Alcohol Use
Epidemiologist - Lead, Alcohol Program, Division of Adult and Community Health, NCCDPHP
Dr. Brewer leads the Alcohol Program in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at CDC.
Prior to assuming his current position in Atlanta, Dr. Brewer worked as the State Chronic Disease Epidemiologist in Nebraska, on assignment through the CDC’s Chronic Disease Field Epidemiology Program; led the CDC’s work on the prevention of alcohol-impaired driving at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; and served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer in North Carolina.
Dr. Brewer has authored and co-authored many publications and reports on excessive alcohol use, particularly binge drinking, and on health and social problems related to it, such as alcohol-impaired driving. He has also worked closely with the Guide to Community Preventive Services on reviews of policy strategies for the prevention of excessive alcohol use, and in the development of translation tools to support their implementation into public health practice.Dr. Brewer is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and School of Public Health, and is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine.
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