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Walter R. Dowdle, Ph.D., In Honor of 33 Years' Service at CDC

On April 1, 1994, Walter R. Dowdle, Ph.D., retired from CDC following 33 years of distinguished service in the U.S. Public Health Service. Since 1987, Dr. Dowdle has been Deputy Director of CDC and has had major responsibility within CDC's Office of the Director for providing oversight to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) series. His high standard of excellence has helped to ensure the quality, integrity, and most effective application of scientific information published on behalf of the public. CDC and the Public Health Service are indebted to Dr. Dowdle for his dedication and commitment to public health.



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