Rebecca Martin, PhD - Director, Center for Global Health

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH), delivers opening remarks to CDC staff at the 2017 CGH Annual Meeting.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH), delivers opening remarks to CDC staff at the 2017 CGH Annual Meeting.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses challenges like patient retention, stigma, and other barriers to treatment with CDC staff and partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo Ministry of Health, Mutombo Hospital, and ICAP.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo Ministry of Health, Mutombo Hospital, and ICAP.

On August 17, 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) featured Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, (right) in their podcast series Take As Directed. In the episode, Dr. Martin discusses CDC’s work in health security and recent experiences with Ebola and Zika with the host J. Stephen Morrison (left), Director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS. The episode is titled
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses CDC’s work in health security, Ebola, and Zika with Take As Directed host J. Stephen Morrison. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC Link to podcast

CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) former directors Dr. Tom Kenyon and Dr. Kevin De Cock pose with current CGH Director Dr. Rebecca Martin and Africa CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong.
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Former CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) Directors, Dr. Tom Kenyon and Dr. Kevin De Cock, pose with current CGH Director, Dr. Rebecca Martin and Africa CDC Director, Dr. John Nkengasong. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

In Vietnam, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partner clinics working to reduce HIV infection rates through interventions like pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.
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In Vietnam, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partner clinics working to reduce HIV infection rates. Photo credit: Zara Ahmed/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at the inauguration event for the National Public Health Training Center in Ethiopia.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at the inauguration event for the National Public Health Training Center in Ethiopia. Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa

In Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at an event celebrating 15 years of CDC’s work in the country.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at an event celebrating 15 years of CDC’s work in Rwanda. Photo Credit: Malick Kayumba/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, with Elias Durry, AFRO Team Lead for CDC’s Global Immunization Division at the 2016 World Polio Day event in Atlanta. The event, hosted by Rotary International and CDC, raised awareness for the eradication of polio.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, with Elias Durry, AFRO Team Lead for CDC’s Global Immunization Division, at the 2016 World Polio Day event in Atlanta. Photo credit: Rotary International

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, shares her thoughts on the launch of Africa CDC’s strategic plan and U.S. CDC’s work in Africa on the radio program Talk USA 105.3 AFRO FM.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses the launch of Africa CDC’s strategic plan and U.S. CDC’s work in Africa on the radio program Talk USA 105.3 AFRO FM. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the DRC National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB), check out new lab equipment and examine malaria sporozoites under the lens. Mosquitoes carry these parasites, which can cause infections of malaria in humans. So far 5,000 lab techs have been trained in malaria diagnostics and surveillance through a partnership between DRC’s Ministry of Health and CDC.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the DRC National Institute for Biomedical Research, examine malaria sporozoites under the lens. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Lickness/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH), delivers opening remarks to CDC staff at the 2017 CGH Annual Meeting.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH), delivers opening remarks to CDC staff at the 2017 CGH Annual Meeting.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses challenges like patient retention, stigma, and other barriers to treatment with CDC staff and partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo Ministry of Health, Mutombo Hospital, and ICAP.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo Ministry of Health, Mutombo Hospital, and ICAP.

On August 17, 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) featured Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, (right) in their podcast series Take As Directed. In the episode, Dr. Martin discusses CDC’s work in health security and recent experiences with Ebola and Zika with the host J. Stephen Morrison (left), Director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS. The episode is titled
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses CDC’s work in health security, Ebola, and Zika with Take As Directed host J. Stephen Morrison. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC Link to podcast

CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) former directors Dr. Tom Kenyon and Dr. Kevin De Cock pose with current CGH Director Dr. Rebecca Martin and Africa CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong.
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Former CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) Directors, Dr. Tom Kenyon and Dr. Kevin De Cock, pose with current CGH Director, Dr. Rebecca Martin and Africa CDC Director, Dr. John Nkengasong. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

In Vietnam, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partner clinics working to reduce HIV infection rates through interventions like pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.
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In Vietnam, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partner clinics working to reduce HIV infection rates. Photo credit: Zara Ahmed/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at the inauguration event for the National Public Health Training Center in Ethiopia.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at the inauguration event for the National Public Health Training Center in Ethiopia. Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa

In Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at an event celebrating 15 years of CDC’s work in the country.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at an event celebrating 15 years of CDC’s work in Rwanda. Photo Credit: Malick Kayumba/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, with Elias Durry, AFRO Team Lead for CDC’s Global Immunization Division at the 2016 World Polio Day event in Atlanta. The event, hosted by Rotary International and CDC, raised awareness for the eradication of polio.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, with Elias Durry, AFRO Team Lead for CDC’s Global Immunization Division, at the 2016 World Polio Day event in Atlanta. Photo credit: Rotary International

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, shares her thoughts on the launch of Africa CDC’s strategic plan and U.S. CDC’s work in Africa on the radio program Talk USA 105.3 AFRO FM.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses the launch of Africa CDC’s strategic plan and U.S. CDC’s work in Africa on the radio program Talk USA 105.3 AFRO FM. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the DRC National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB), check out new lab equipment and examine malaria sporozoites under the lens. Mosquitoes carry these parasites, which can cause infections of malaria in humans. So far 5,000 lab techs have been trained in malaria diagnostics and surveillance through a partnership between DRC’s Ministry of Health and CDC.
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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the DRC National Institute for Biomedical Research, examine malaria sporozoites under the lens. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Lickness/CDC

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Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH), delivers opening remarks to CDC staff at the 2017 CGH Annual Meeting.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH), delivers opening remarks to CDC staff at the 2017 CGH Annual Meeting.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses challenges like patient retention, stigma, and other barriers to treatment with CDC staff and partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo Ministry of Health, Mutombo Hospital, and ICAP.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, discusses challenges like patient retention, stigma, and other barriers to treatment with CDC staff and partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo Ministry of Health, Mutombo Hospital, and ICAP. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Lickness/CDC

On August 17, 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) featured Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, (right) in their podcast series Take As Directed. In the episode, Dr. Martin discusses CDC’s work in health security and recent experiences with Ebola and Zika with the host J. Stephen Morrison (left), Director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS. The episode is titled

On August 17, 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) featured Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, (right) in their podcast series Take As Directed. In the episode, Dr. Martin discusses CDC’s work in health security and recent experiences with Ebola and Zika with the host J. Stephen Morrison (left), Director of the Global Health Policy Center at CSIS. The episode is titled "Why CDC Must Work Globally to Protect Americans' Health and Security." Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) former directors Dr. Tom Kenyon and Dr. Kevin De Cock pose with current CGH Director Dr. Rebecca Martin and Africa CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong.

CDC Center for Global Health (CGH) former directors Dr. Tom Kenyon and Dr. Kevin De Cock pose with current CGH Director Dr. Rebecca Martin and Africa CDC Director Dr. John Nkengasong. L-R: Dr. John Nkengasong, Dr. Tom Kenyon, Dr. Rebecca Martin, and Dr. Kevin De Cock. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

In Vietnam, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partner clinics working to reduce HIV infection rates through interventions like pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

In Vietnam, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, visits partner clinics working to reduce HIV infection rates through interventions like pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. Photo credit: Zara Ahmed/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at the inauguration event for the National Public Health Training Center in Ethiopia.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at the inauguration event for the National Public Health Training Center in Ethiopia. Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa

In Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at an event celebrating 15 years of CDC’s work in the country.

In Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, speaks at an event celebrating 15 years of CDC’s work in the country. Photo Credit: Malick Kayumba/CDC

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, with Elias Durry, AFRO Team Lead for CDC’s Global Immunization Division at the 2016 World Polio Day event in Atlanta. The event, hosted by Rotary International and CDC, raised awareness for the eradication of polio.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, with Elias Durry, AFRO Team Lead for CDC’s Global Immunization Division at the 2016 World Polio Day event in Atlanta. The event, hosted by Rotary International and CDC, raised awareness for the eradication of polio. Photo credit: Rotary International

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, shares her thoughts on the launch of Africa CDC’s strategic plan and U.S. CDC’s work in Africa on the radio program Talk USA 105.3 AFRO FM.

Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, shares her thoughts on the launch of Africa CDC’s strategic plan and U.S. CDC’s work in Africa on the radio program Talk USA 105.3 AFRO FM. Photo credit: Amy Rowland/CDC

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the DRC National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB), check out new lab equipment and examine malaria sporozoites under the lens. Mosquitoes carry these parasites, which can cause infections of malaria in humans. So far 5,000 lab techs have been trained in malaria diagnostics and surveillance through a partnership between DRC’s Ministry of Health and CDC.

In Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of CDC’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the DRC National Institute for Biomedical Research (INRB), check out new lab equipment and examine malaria sporozoites under the lens. Mosquitoes carry these parasites, which can cause infections of malaria in humans. So far 5,000 lab techs have been trained in malaria diagnostics and surveillance through a partnership between DRC’s Ministry of Health and CDC. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Lickness/CDC

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