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Places & Spaces: Mapping Science

Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the Story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC Headquarters. This unique museum features award-winning permanent and changing exhibitions that focus on a variety of public health topics, as well as the history of CDC. The museum is free and open to the public so we would like to see you soon.

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Working Together. Defeating Ebola.

Working Together. Defeating Ebola.

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa sparked an unprecedented response by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its partners, including CDC Foundation donors. Working Together. Defeating Ebola. captures these powerful partnerships through photos by David Snyder, who traveled to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea on assignment in 2015


Hidden History

Museum artifacts in storage

Stories from the Collection

Discover the stories behind the historic objects at the CDC Museum. Learn why they are valuable to CDC's history, and how they came to be a part of the collection.


CDC Museum Summer Camps

Camp attendees will learn basic epidemiologic terms and sample a number of public health fields.The David J. Sencer CDC Museum offers two popular summer programs for students.


CDC Museum Button

David J. Sencer CDC Museum, in association with the Smithsonian Institution — Visit CDC's David J. Sencer CDC Museum

Go to CDC Museum Social Media Tools to get instructions and the HTML code for the button.

Global Health Chronicles

Nigeria. Credit: The Carter Center/E. Staub, The Global Health Chronicles

Global Health Chronicles was launched in collaboration with Emory University's Libraries, Global Health Institute, and Rollins School of Public Health. The web site is a series of "Chronicles," each dealing with a different subject.


  • Page last reviewed: February 4, 2014
  • Page last updated: November 20, 2015
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