Chief, Quality and Safety Systems Branch, Division of Laboratory Systems, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services

Victor R. De Jesús, PhD

Víctor R. De JesúsPhD

Chief, Quality and Safety Systems Branch

Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services

Deputy Director Public Health Science and Surveillance

Víctor R. De Jesús is the Chief of the Quality and Safety Systems Branch in the Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS). He previously served as the Chief of the Volatile Organic Compounds Laboratory, Tobacco and Volatiles Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, where he led CDC’s efforts to characterize human exposure to harmful volatile organic compounds.

Dr. De Jesús has served on several committees of professional national and international organizations. His work earned him the 2009 ISNS/BioRad Jean Dussault Medal for Young Investigators.  Additionally, he received the 2009 CDC/NCEH/ATSDR Honor Award for Excellence in Public Health Practice – Service, and in 2010 he received the CDC/NCEH/ATSDR Honor Award for Excellence in Public Health Practice – Early Career. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and co-authored three book chapters.

He earned his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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