Henry Walke, MD, MPH

Director, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)

Henry Walke

Henry Walke, MD, MPH, is the Director of the Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI) in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).

Dr. Walke earned his medical degree with Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From 1994-1997, he competed a residency in Family Medicine in Tucson, Arizona and spent two years practicing family medicine in rural Alaska. At the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, from 2000–2001, he received his MPH and completed a residency in Preventive Medicine. Later in 2001, he accepted his first CDC position, serving in Jordan until 2004 as Resident Advisor for a CDC surveillance project, which included a Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) and a Data for Decision Making (DDM) program.

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