Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH, Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Areas of Expertise
- Reproductive health
- Infectious disease and pregnancy
Chief, Women’s Health and Fertility Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, NCCDPHP
Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, serves as chief of the Women’s Health and Fertility Branch in the Division of Reproductive Health within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP). In this position, she leads a team dedicated to research and public health surveillance (monitoring) in the areas of family planning services and methods; assisted reproductive technology (ART); fertility epidemiology; and unintended pregnancy STD/HIV intervention (includes abortion surveillance).
Dr. Jamieson earned her MPH degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her MD from the Duke University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) at the University of California in San Francisco.
In reproductive health, Dr. Jamieson focuses largely on HIV and other infectious diseases including influenza (flu). She has published more than 200 papers in the peer-reviewed literature. During the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic, Dr. Jamieson served as the lead subject matter expert for influenza and pregnancy issues. In this capacity, she published numerous articles documenting the severity of influenza among pregnant women, including a landmark study published in Lancet entitled “H1N1 2009 influenza virus infection during pregnancy in the USA.” She also responded to numerous U.S. and international media requests including a live appearance on “Good Morning America.” In April 2007, she received a Commissioned Corps Outstanding Service Medal from the U.S. Public Health Service for outstanding leadership and national and international contributions to women’s health.
Dr. Jamieson has served on several American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) committees including serving as the chair of the Committee on Gynecologic Practice. She is the CDC representative to the Liaison Committee for Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been an oral board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2007. She has twice received CDC’s Charles C. Shepard Science award for outstanding manuscript (2005, 2011).
Dr. Jamieson is also a Clinical Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory University. She practices OB/GYN at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
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