Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- One Health
Carol Rubin, DVM, MPH
Associate Director for Zoonoses and One Health, NCEZID
Carol Rubin, DVM, MPH, is Associate Director for Zoonoses and One Health in the National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) and is embedded in the Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology as Director of the division's One Health Office. She works collaboratively across various programs at NCEZID and CDC to promote and coordinate a holistic One Health strategy, which recognizes the vital interconnectedness of microbes and the environment and the importance of working with animal public health partners to address the interface between human health and animal health.
Dr. Rubin came to CDC in 1990 as an EIS Officer stationed at CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). After completing a Preventive Medicine Residency in the Cincinnati City Health Department, she took a position at CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), where she eventually served as chief of the Health Studies Branch for 7 years.
In March 2007, Dr. Rubin assumed the position of senior advisor for zoonotic influenza in the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne and Enteric Diseases (NCZVED). In March, 2009, she was tasked with standing up the One Health Office.
Dr. Rubin has published more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals and led numerous national and international investigations and outbreak responses on behalf of CDC. She currently serves on the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Disaster and Emergency Issues and is the CDC representative on the Advisory Panel to the AVMA House of Delegates. She received a bachelor of arts degree in South Asian studies from the University of Chicago, a DVM from the University of Minnesota, and an MPH in epidemiology from Emory University. Prior to coming to CDC she spent almost a decade in private veterinary practice.
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