Laboratory Science, Policy and Practice Program Office
Anthony Moulton, PhD
Associate Director for Policy
Tony Moulton joined CDC in 1993 and has been Associate Director for Policy, LSPPPO, since Nov. 2010. His other CDC positions have included: director of the CDC Public Health Law Program; Acting CDC Chief of Public Health Practice; and Acting Deputy Director, Associate Director for Policy, Program Development and Academic Affairs, and Special Assistant for Information and Communications Policy in CDC’s Public Health Practice Program Office. He was CDC’s lead technical liaison to the Institute of Medicine committee that prepared the 2003 report “The Future of the Public’s Health in the 21st Century.” In 1993-1994, he served as a consultant to the Georgia Initiative for Children and Families and was a CDC assignee to the Georgia Division of Public Health.
Before coming to CDC, Tony served as Deputy Commissioner for Budget and Planning, State of Missouri, directing the technical staff to the Office of the Governor responsible for legislative, fiscal, intergovernmental, and other policy analysis and development. Tony served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Gujarat, India. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago, with specialization in public policy, and a BA in Government from Dartmouth College.
Selected publications include: Murtagh, L, Moulton AD, Working mothers, breastfeeding and the law. Am J Pub Health (AJPH) 2011:101:2. Monroe, JA, Moulton AD, et al. Legal preparedness for obesity prevention and control: a framework for action. J Law, Medicine and Ethics (JLME) 2009;37(supp.) Moulton AD, Mercer S, Popovic T, Briss P, Goodman R, et al. The scientific basis for law as a public health tool. AJPH 2009:99:17-24. Benjamin GC, Moulton AD. Public health legal preparedness: a framework for action. JLME 2008;36:13-17. Moulton AD, Goodman RA, and Parmet WE. Perspective: law and great public health achievements, in Goodman RA, et al, eds. Law in Public Health Practice, Oxford Univ Press 2nd ed, 2007. Hartsfield D, Moulton AD, McKie K. A review of model public health laws. AJPH 2007;97/S1: S56-S61. Goodman RA, Moulton AD, Parmet WE, et al. Law at CDC. MMWR 2006;55(supp.): 29-33. Mensah GA, Goodman RA, Zaza S, Moulton AD, et al. Law as a tool for preventing chronic diseases: expanding the range of effective public health strategies. Preventing Chronic Disease 2004;1 and 2004;2. Moulton AD, Halverson P, Honore P, Berkowitz B. Public health finance: a conceptual framework. J Pub Health Practice and Management 2004;10:377-382. Moulton AD, Gottfried RN, Goodman RA, et al. What is public health legal preparedness? JLME 2003;31:672-683.