Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office
Division of Library Sciences & Services
Andrea C. Young, PhD
Dr. Young serves as the Director for the Division of Library Sciences and Services (DLSS) in the Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office (EAPO), Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (OSELS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. She is responsible for leading the division, and development and execution of CDC's vision and strategy for public health library sciences and delivery of library services. Prior to joining the DLSS, she served as the Associate Director for the Learning Office within CDC's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) for over five years. In that role, she provided strategic and budgetary oversight for a portfolio of intramural and extramural education programs valued between $17,000,000 and $28,000,000 annually.
Dr. Young began her Federal career in 2001 at CDC's Public Health Practice Program Office (PHPPO); designing and evaluating web-based learning solutions for the public health workforce. While at PHPPO, she served as an internal consult and project manager on a wide variety of instructional systems design projects, and the Senior Training Evaluator.
Prior to joining the CDC, Dr. Young served as the Program Manager for Florida State University's (FSU) Learning Systems Institute; overseeing the design, development, and implementation of FSU's first web-based Masters Degree program. For over ten years, Dr. Young served as a principle consultant in competency-model development, performance systems analysis, instructional design, curriculum planning, and evaluation. Her clients represented a variety of sectors; including higher education, private business and industry, and federal and state government.
Dr. Young earned Doctorate and Master of Science degrees in instructional systems from Florida State University. She has an undergraduate degree in sociology from Eckerd College. She has authored and coauthored presentations, chapters, and journal publications; and is the recipient of multiple CDC awards for excellence in science, innovation, collaboration, and employee equity.