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Nina Witkofsky

Nina Witkofsky

Nina Witkofsky is the Acting Chief of Staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She has served in senior executive roles with the government, the private sector, and academia for more than 20 years with an international, good governance, and management focus.

Prior to her role as Acting Chief of Staff, Witkofsky was the senior advisor to CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield. She also served at the U.S. Department of State, where she provided leadership on program development and execution, change management, and strategic communications in the Office of Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs, and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs from 2001-2011. Witkofsky has been a faculty member of Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies for almost a decade and recently earned Georgetown University’s prestigious Tropaia Outstanding Faculty Award for the 2019-2020 academic year.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Finance from Babson College in Wellesley, MA and her Masters in Business Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia.

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