Chief, Library Science Branch, Division of Public Health Information Dissemination, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services

Julie Fishman, MPH

Information Manager/Library Science Branch Chief

Division of Public Health Information Dissemination

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services

Deputy Director Public Health Scientific Services

Julie Fishman, MPH, is the Chief of the Library Science Branch within the Division of Public Health Information Dissemination and serves as the division’s Information Manager.  Julie has over 22 years of experience at CDC across multiple programmatic areas including chronic disease, environmental health, and global health.

Julie came to CDC in 1993 as a health policy analyst in the Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) and later became Associate Director for Policy.  At OSH she co-authored several publications on state tobacco control legislation and prepared the first State Tobacco Control Highlights, a state-by-state summary of tobacco-related data. She also has served in policy and strategy director positions at the National Center for Environmental Health’s Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) and the Center for Global Health’s Division of Global Health Protection.  Prior CDC positions also included serving as Deputy Branch Chief of the DLS Emergency Response and Air Toxicants Branch and Associate Director for Program Development at the National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, where she led several projects to enhance environmental health workforce capacity including developing the Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health summer internship.

Julie received a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.P.H. from the University of California, Berkeley in Health Policy and Administration. Before joining CDC, she held several positions including health policy analyst in the University of California’s Office of Health Affairs, education assistant at the NYC Commission on Human Rights AIDS Discrimination Division, and project associate at the AIDS Treatment Registry.

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