Career Roadmaps

Many CDC employees have had a unique journey filled with a sequence of jobs that led to short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals. The career roadmaps below feature some of the top CDC leaders and their paths to achieving continued success.

Career information

HBCU Alumni in Public Health – Career Roadmaps [PDF – 3 MB]

  • Tiffany J. Brown, JD, MPH
    Deputy Chief of Staff
    Spelman College, BS Biochemistry; University of Alabama at Birmingham, MPH; and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, JD
  • Leonard Jack, Jr., PhD, MSc
    Editor in Chief, Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy Journal
    Virginia State University
  • Donna Hubbard McCree, PhD, MPH, RPh
    Associate Director for Health Equity, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP)
    Howard University
  • Celeste Philip, MD. MPH,
    Deputy Director for Non-Infectious Diseases
    Howard University
  • Mike Underwood, PhD
    Chief, School-based Surveillance Branch
    Tuskegee University, BS, Biology
Screenshot of a sample career roadmap document