John T. Redd, MD, MPH, FACP CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service

Medical Epidemiologist, Ebola Affected Countries Office, Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health

John T. Redd

CAPT Redd is a medical epidemiologist with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Ebola Affected Countries Office, Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health. He received his BA from Harvard College and obtained his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. After serving as a clinical internist with the Indian Health Service, he joined the Epidemic Intelligence Service training program at CDC in 2000.

CAPT Redd was elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2002 and was a 2010-2011 Public Health Leadership Institute Scholar. He is the co-author of sixty-four publications and the recipient of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Outstanding Service Medal and two Commendation Medals. During the CDC Ebola response CAPT Redd deployed six times to Sierra Leone, serving in leadership positions including Response Lead and Country Director. He recently received the USPHS Meritorious Service Medal and the State Department Superior Honor Award “for outstanding service and exemplary leadership under extreme conditions, leading the Ebola Response of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention throughout the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.”

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