Lindsay S. Womack, PhD, MPH

Lindsey Womack

Health Scientist, Division of Injury Prevention (DIP)

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Maternal and child health

Lindsay Womack, PhD, MPH, serves as a health scientist on the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Team, in the Division of Injury Prevention (DIP) at CDC’s Injury Center. Her work focuses on understanding the public health burden, prevention, and long-term effects of TBI. She is also responsible for the development of projects and scientific manuscripts addressing sports- and recreation-related TBI.

Dr. Womack began her career at CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer, working in the Division of Vital Statistics, at the National Center for Health Statistics. Prior to joining CDC, she completed a CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship working at the Florida Department of Health with a focus in maternal and child health.

Dr. Womack received a bachelor in arts degree in English and a master’s degree in public health in epidemiology from the University of Florida, and a doctorate degree in epidemiology from the University of South Florida.

She has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and government reports and has received multiple awards for her work in public health.

Dr. Womack is a Lieutenant in the United States Public Health Service.