Eric Tai, MD, MS

Eric Tai, MD, MS
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Eric Tai, MD, MS, is board certified in preventive medicine and is a Commander in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service. He joined CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer in the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention from 2006 to 2008, and has served as a medical officer in the Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Branch in CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control since 2008. The National CCC Program funds states, tribes/tribal organizations, and territories to establish coalitions, assess the burden of cancer, determine priorities, and develop and implement CCC programs.

Dr. Tai attended the Georgia Institute of Technology for his undergraduate studies and the Medical College of Georgia for medical school. He completed residencies in Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at the University of Maryland. His work and research focus on children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer, evaluating quality of cancer care through linkage of cancer registry data to other data sources, and improving cancer patients’ knowledge of infection control.

Some of the most recent articles Dr. Tai has first-authored include—

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