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Captain Kenneth L. Dominguez, MD, MPH
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Surveillance and Epidemiology, NCHHSTP
Captain Kenneth L. Dominguez, MD, MPH, has dedicated his professional career to the pursuit of describing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in infants, children and their mothers with the goal of decreasing mother-to-child HIV transmission and improving the quality of life and survival of HIV-infected children. He is a member of the clinical epidemiology team at CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Surveillance and Epidemiology in the National Center for HIV/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).
He completed a bachelor's degree at Harvard University, and both a medical degree and a masters in public health degree at Columbia University. He also completed pediatric residency training at Harbor UCLA in Torrance, CA, and preventive medicine residency at CDC in Atlanta. He began his career at CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, where he was assigned to work with the Puerto Rico Department of Health. In 1991, he became a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service and currently serves at the rank of Commander. Since 1993, through his work and research at CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Dr. Dominguez has become a national expert in the area of HIV in pregnant women, infants, and children, and in the U.S. Latino population.
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