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Board of Scientific Counselors, OID

The Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), OID, is one of CDC’s federal advisory committees, which work to achieve stakeholder and public engagement in CDC’s efforts and commitment to improve people’s health. CDC’s infectious disease BSC was originally established in 1962, making it one of the agency’s oldest advisory committees.

The BSC, OID, advises the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services; the Director, CDC; the Director, OID; and the Directors of CDC’s three infectious disease national centers concerning strategies, goals, and priorities for the programs and research within the national centers and monitors the overall strategic direction and focus of OID and the national centers.

The board consists of 17 members, including the chair; 6 ex officio members from federal agencies; and 7 liaison representatives from other CDC federal advisory committees, the Mexico Ministry of Health, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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