Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Marlena M. Wald, MPH, MLS
Areas of Expertise
- Acute Care
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Epidemiologist, Division of Injury Response, NCIPC
Marlena M. Wald, MPH, MLS, is an epidemiologist in the Division of Injury Response in the National Center for Injury Control and Prevention (NCIPC). Her areas of research include acute care, traumatic brain injury, and substance issues related to both of these topics.
While at CDC, Ms. Wald has been the recipient of a CDC Honor Award for statistical research and services and has been a Charles C. Shepard award nominee.
Prior to coming to CDC, she was the Research Program Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine where she managed prospective clinical and public health studies in the emergency departments at Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Crawford-Long Memorial Hospital.
Ms. Wald holds both a Masters of Public Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Maryland at College Park. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by George Washington University. Ms. Wald is a member of the American Public Health Association, the American Library Association, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
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