Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- Global water, sanitation, and hygiene-related disease
- Cholera, dysentery, and typhoid fever
Eric Mintz, MD
Medical epidemiologist, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Disease, NCEZID
Eric Mintz, MD, is currently the Leader of the Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Epidemiology team at CDC, where his professional interests include interventions to prevent cholera, dysentery, typhoid fever, and other enteric infections in the developing world.
Dr. Mintz joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an EIS Officer in 1989, and joined the Enteric Diseases Branch at CDC as a Preventive Medicine Resident in 1991. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine.
He has worked on public health projects in Latin America, Africa, and Asia, and holds faculty appointments at the schools of Medicine and of Public Health at Emory University.
Dr. Mintz received his MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1984, completed a residency at Harlem Hospital, and received an MPH from Columbia University in 1989. Dr. Mintz has co-authored over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and other scientific publications.
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