Gwen Bergen, PhD, MPH, MS

Behavioral Scientist, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Gwen Bergen, PhD, MPH, MS

Gwen Bergen, PhD, MPH, MS is a behavioral scientist in the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Her areas of concentration are preventing alcohol-impaired driving, motor vehicle data systems, and older adults. Current research includes implementation of ignition interlock programs and understanding older adult mobility.

Dr. Bergen began her career at CDC as a post-doc with the National Center for Health Statistics. She joined CDC’s Transportation Safety Team in 2010.

Dr. Bergen received a master’s degree in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in public health from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. Her PhD is in behavioral sciences from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her publications include a Community Guide systematic review on alcohol-impaired driving and articles on the prevalence of alcohol-impaired driving in the U.S.

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