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CDC Congressional Testimony 2006-2015

List of Congressional testimony by CDC officials, 2015
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
12-08-2015 Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: The Next Global Health Crisis? Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
11-19-2015 U.S. Public Health Preparedness for Seasonal Influenza: Has the Response Improved? RADM, Anne Schuchat, MD House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
05-01-2015 CDC’s Role in the Federal Approach to Opioid Overdose Prevention Dr. Debra Houry House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
04-15-2015 Update on the U.S. Public Health Response to the Ebola Outbreak Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
03-25-2015 CDC 24/7: Keeping Americans Healthy, Safe, and Competitive Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
02-26-2015 Medical and Public Health Preparedness and Response: Are We Ready for Future Threats? RADM Stephen C. Redd, MD Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
02-10-2015 The Reemergence of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Exploring the Public Health Successes and Challenges RADM, Anne Schuchat, MD Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
02-03-2015 Examining the U.S. Public Health Response to Seasonal Influenza RADM, Anne Schuchat, MD House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

List of Congressional testimony by CDC officials, 2014
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
11-19-2014 Examining Medical Product Development in the Wake of the Ebola Epidemic RADM Stephen C. Redd, MD House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
11-19-2014 Preparedness and Response to Public Health Threats: How Ready Are We? Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
11-18-2014 Update on the U.S. Public Health Response to the Ebola Outbreak Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
10-16-2014 Public Health Response to Ebola Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
09-17-2014 Global Efforts to Fight Ebola Beth Bell, MD, MPH House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
09-16-2014 Ebola in West Africa: A Global Challenge and Public Health Threat Beth Bell, MD, MPH Senate Committees on Appropriations and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
08-07-2014 Combating the Ebola Threat Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
07-22-2014 Coal Miners’ Struggle for Justice: How Unethical Legal and Medical Practices Stack the Deck Against Black Lung Claimants John Howard, MD Subcommittee on Employment, Workplace Safety – Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions – United States Senate
07-16-2014 Review of CDC Anthrax Lab Incident Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
05-15-2014 Ending Tobacco Use in the United States – Our Past, Present and Future Tim McAfree, MD, MPH Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
05-07-2014 The President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Dr. Tom Frieden Senate LHHS Appropriations Subcommttee
04-29-2014 Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse Daniel Sosin, MD, MPH., FACP House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

List of Congressional testimony by CDC officials, 2013
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
11-06-2013 Aging, Transportation and Health Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH Special Committee on Aging U.S. Senate
09-24-2013 CDC’s Portfolio to Detect Healthcare-associated Infections and Protect Patients and Communities Beth Bell, MD, MPH Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee – United States Senate
05-22-2013 Food and Drug Safety, Public Health, and the Environment in China Anne Schuchat, MD, RADM Congressional-Executive Commission on China
04-26-2013 Review of Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Research Activities Robin M. Ikeda, MD, MPH RADM, USPHS Subcommittees on Energy and Environment Committee on Science, Space and Technology U.S. House of Representatives
04-23-2013 Meeting the Challenge of Drug-Resistant Diseases in Developing Countries Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, & International Organizations United States House of Representatives
03-05-2013 CDC 24/7: Keeping Americans Healthy, Safe and Secure, and Competitive Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
02-13-2013 Influenza: Perspective on Current Season and Update on Preparedness Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, United States House of Representatives
02-05-2013 The CDC investigation of Legionnaires’ disease among patients at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Lauri Hicks, DO House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, United States House of Representatives

List of Congressional testimony by CDC officials, 2012
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
11-30-2012 Autism Spectrum Disorder Coleen A. Boyle, PhD Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives
11-15-2012 The CDC and Public Health Response to the 2012 Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections Outbreak Beth Bell, MD, MPH Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, United States Senate
03-27-2012 Learning From the Upper Big Branch Tragedy Jeffery L. Kohler, PhD Committee on Education and the Workforce United States House of Representatives

List of Congressional testimony by CDC officials, 2011
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
12-06-2011 Health Issues Associated with Contaminated Drywall Christopher J. Portier,PhD Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
United States Senate
10-12-2011 Food Marketing: Can “Voluntary” Government Restrictions Improve Children’s Health? William H. Dietz, MD, PhD Subcommittee on Health and Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee on Energy & Commerce U.S. House of Representatives
05-12-2011 Strengthening our Nation’s Public Health Security through Medical Countermeasures and the Strategic National Stockpile Ali S. Khan, M.D., M.P.H. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee on Homeland Security U.S. House of Representatives
05-03-2011 Sacred Obligation: Restoring Veteran Trust and Patient Safety Michael Bell, M.D. Committee on Veterans Affairs U.S. House of Representatives

List of Congressional testimony by CDC officials, 2010
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
09-29-2010 PEPFAR: From Emergency to Sustainability and Advances Against HIV/AIDS Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH. Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives
09-16-2010 Camp Lejeune: Contamination and Compensation, Looking Back, Moving Forward Christopher Portier, PhD Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight; Committee on Science and Technology United States House of Representatives
09-14-2010 Pending Public Health Legislation Ileana Arias, PhD Subcommittee on Health; Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of Representatives
09-08-2010 Protecting School–age Athletes From Sports-Related Concussion Injury Vikas Kapil, D.O., MPH., FACOEM Subcommittee on Health; Committee on Energy & Commerce U.S. House of Representatives
07-21-2010 Are Agencies Playing It Safe and Secure: An Examination of Worker Protections Pre- and Post-Injury John Howard, MD Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia Committee on Oversight and Government Reform – US House of Representatives
07-14-2010 Antibiotic Resistance and the Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture Ali Khan, MD, MPH Subcommittee on Health; Committee on Energy & Commerce U.S. House of Representatives
07-01-2010 The Battle Against Diabetes: Progress Made, Challenges Unmet Ann Albright, PhD, RD Subcommittee on Health; Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of Representatives
06-29-2010 Examining the Continuing Needs of Communities Affected by 9/11 John Howard, MD Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions – United States Senate
06-23-2010 Worker Health and Safety from the Oil Rig to the Shoreline John Howard, MD Committee on Education and Labor U.S. House of Representatives
06-16-2010 HHS Actions to Identify and Address Health Effects of the BP Oil Spill John Howard, MD Subcommittee on Health; Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives
06-15-2010 Evaluating the Health Impacts of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill John Howard, MD Subcommittee on Health; Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate
06-15-2010 Lead Exposure in D.C.: Prevention, Protection, and Potential Prescriptions Ileana Arias, PhD Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives
05-20-2010 Preventing Harm—Protecting Health: Reforming CDC′s Environmental Public Health Practices Robin M. Ikeda, MD, MPH. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight; Committee on Science and Technology
United States House of Representatives
05-20-2010 Investing in Mine Safety: Preventing Another Disaster John Howard, MD Appropriations Committee; Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies U.S. Senate
05-12-2010 Prematurity and Infant Mortality: What Happens When Babies Are Born Too Early? William M. Callaghan, MD, MPH Subcommittee on Health Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of Representatives
05-11-2010 Safe Patient Handling & Lifting Standards for a Safer American Workforce Capt. James W. Collins, PhD, M.S.M.E. Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions United States Senate
04-28-2010 Antibiotic Resistance and the Threat to Public Health Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH. Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health United States House of Representatives
04-22-2010 The Environment and Human Health: The Role of HHS Henry Falk, MD, MPH. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight; Committee on Science and Technology United States House of Representatives
04-14-2010 Smokeless Tobacco: Impact on the Health of our Nation’s Youth and Use in Major League Baseball Terry F. Pechacek, PhD Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Energy and Commerce United States House of Representatives
02-25-2010 Biosurveillance: Smart Investments for Early Warning Daniel M. Sosin, MD, MPH, FACP Subcommittees on Homeland Security Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives

List of Congressional Testimony from CDC officials, 2009
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
12-16-2009 Innovative Childhood Obesity Practices William H. Dietz, MD, PhD Subcommittee on Health Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives
11-18-2009 H1N1 Preparedness: An Overview of Vaccine Production and Distribution Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Subcommittees on Health, and Oversight and Investigations; Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives
11-17-2009 H1N1 Flu: Getting the Vaccine to Where It Is Most Needed Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate
11-17-2009 Protecting Employees, Employers and the Public: H1N1 and Sick Leave Policies Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives
11-17-2009 Prioritizing Chemicals for Safety Determination Eric Sampson, Ph.D. Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection;
Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives
11-10-2009 The Cost of Being Sick: H1N1 and Paid Sick Days Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Subcommittee on Children and Families;
Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate
11-05-2009 Preventing Child Abuse and Improving Responses to Families in Crisis Rodney Hammond, Ph.D. Subcommittee on Healthy Families &Communities; Committee on Education & Labor U.S. House of Representatives
09-29-2009 Responding to the 2009-2010 Influenza Season Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Oversight and Government Reform United States House of Representatives
09-09-2009 Preparing Small Businesses for the Challenges of 2009-H1N1 Influenza Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives
06-24-2009 Protecting Older Adults During Public Health Emergencies Richard Besser, M.D. Committee on Aging, United States Senate
05-20-2009 State and Local Pandemic Preparedness Daniel Sosin, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
05-15-2009 Benefits of Farm-to-School Projects, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for School Children William H. Dietz, MD, PhD Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
05-14-2009 Protecting the Protectors: An Assessment of Front-line Federal Workers in Response to the 2009-H1N1 Influenza Outbreak David N. Weissman, M.D. Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia
05-07-2009 CDCs Response to a Novel 2009-H1N1 Influenza Virus Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. House Committee on Education and Labor
05-06-2009 U.S. Global Health Response to a Novel 2009-H1N1 Influenza Virus Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, House Committee on Foreign Affairs
04-30-2009 U.S. Health Response to a Novel 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Subcommittee on Health, House Committee on Energy & Commerce
04-29-2009 U.S. Health Response to a Novel 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Richard Besser, M.D. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
04-29-2009 U.S. Health Response to a Novel 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, M.D. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
03-31-2009 Making Health Care Work for American Families: The Role of Public Health Richard Besser, M.D. Testimony Before the Subcommittee on HealthCommittee on Energy & Commerce United States House of Representatives
03-26-2009 Current Status and Activities to Decrease the Prevalence of Obesity Among U.S. Children and Adolescents William H. Dietz, MD, PhD Testimony before the Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry United States House of Representatives
03-12-2009 Scientific Oversight and Management of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH Testimony before the Senate Committee on on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight
02-25-2009 Update on the Latest Global Warming Science Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH Testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Public Works United States Senate
02-05-2009 CDC Response to the Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Ali Khan, MD, MPH Testimony before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

List of Congressional Testimony from CDC officials, 2008
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
09-23-2008 Childhood Obesity and the Impact of Food Marketing to Children Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H. Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
09-16-2008 HIV/AIDS in the United States: A Look Back and a Look Forward Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H. Testimony Before the Oversight and Government Reform Committee United States House of Representatives
09-09-2008 CDCs Policies and Procedures Governing the Collection and Study of Specimens Janet Nicholson, Ph.D. House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight
07-31-2008 World Trade Center Health Effects Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
07-31-2008 CDC Response to the Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul Lonnie J. King, D.V.M. House Committee Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
07-30-2008 CDC Response to the Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul Lonnie J. King, D.V.M. Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture
07-09-2008 CDC Reports on Levels of Formaldehyde in FEMA Temporary Housing Units Supplied to Katrina Victims in the Gulf Coast Michael McGeehin, PhD, MSPH House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
06-26-2008 CDCs Role in the Importation and Movement of Animals Nina Marano, D.V.M., M.P.H. House of Representatives Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans
06-24-2008 CDCs Role in Monitoring and Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Fred C. Tenover, Ph.D. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
06-19-2008 Two Years After the MINER Act: How Safe Is Mining Today? Jeffery Kohler, Ph.D. Senate Committee on Employment and Workplace Safety and Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
05-01-2008 Preventing Childhood Injuries Ileana Arias, PhD United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions
04-21-2008 Committee on Healthcare, Las Vegas, Nevada Dr. Michael Bell CDC Statement for Nevada State Legislative Interim Session Legislative Committee on Healthcare Las Vegas, Nevada
04-09-2008 Climate Change and Public Health Howard Frumkin, MD, Dr PH House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming
04-01-2008 Formaldehyde Sampling of FEMA-Provided Temporary Housing Trailers Howard Frumkin, MD, Dr PH Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, United States House of Representatives
03-12-2008 Trends in Unintentional Drug Overdose Deaths Leonard J. Paulozzi, M.D., M.P.H. United States Senate Subcommittee on Crime & Drugs Committee on the Judiciary and the Caucus on International Narcotics Control
03-12-2008 World Trade Center 9/11 Health Monitoring and Treatment Program John Howard, M.D., M.P.H. United States House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
03-05-2008 Health Issues and Opportunities at CDC Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H. Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies
03-04-2008 CDCs Response to Health Concerns Related to FEMA-Provided Travel Trailers and Mobile Homes in the Gulf Coast Region Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery and Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration
02-27-2008 Drug Resistant TB: CDCs Public Health Response Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H. House of Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health
01-29-2008 The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program: History, Impact, and Future Directions Rosemarie Henson, MSSW, MPH House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
01-29-2008 Health Concerns Related to FEMA Temporary Housing Units Henry Falk, MD, MPH House Committee on Homeland Security

List of Congressional Testimony from CDC officials, 2007
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
12-11-2007 Meeting the Global Challenge of AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Julie L. Gerberding, MD, MPH Committee on Health,Education, Labor, and Pensions
11-13-2007 Laboratory Research Related to the FTC Method Ashley, David Ph.D. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee
11-07-2007 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in the Community: Consequences for Public Health Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
10-30-2007 Protecting the U.S. From Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Reinvesting in Control and New Tools Research Castro, Kenneth M.D. Senate HELP Committee
10-25-2007 The Role of Clinical Laboratories During a Radiological Event Jones, Robert Ph.D. House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight
10-24-2007 Trends in Unintentional Drug Poisoning Deaths Paulozzi, Leonard J. M.D., M.P.H. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
10-23-2007 Climate Change and Public Health Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
10-23-2007 EEOICPA: Is the Program Claimant Friendly For Our Cold War Heroes? Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. Senate HELP Committee
10-04-2007 Oversight of Select Agents by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Besser, Richard E. M.D. House Energy and Commerce Committee
10-04-2007 CDC’s Global Disease Detection Program: Safeguarding our Nation Arthur, Ray Ph.D. Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia
10-02-2007 Current Mine Safety Disasters: Issues and Challenges Kohler, Jeffery L. Ph.D Senate HELP Committee
09-20-2007 Protecting the Protectors: Ensuring the Health and Safety of our First Responders in the Wake of Catastrophic Disasters Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. House Homeland Security Committee
09-18-2007 Answering the Call: Medical Monitoring and Treatment of 9/11 Health Effects Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
07-17-2007 Mapping Out a Brighter Future for Our Nations Older Adults: Promoting Brain Health and Preventing Cognitive Decline Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Subcommittee on Retirement and Aging
06-20-2007 ATSDR’s World Trade Center Environmental Monitoring Activities in the Aftermath of 9/11 Rodenbeck, Sven Ph.D. Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee
06-12-2007 ATSDR’s Activities at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Sinks, Tom Ph.D. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
06-06-2007 Recent Case of Extensively Drug Resistant TB: CDC’s Public Health Response Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. House Homeland Security Committee
06-06-2007 Recent Case of Extensively Drug Resistant TB: CDC’s Public Health Response Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education
05-22-2007 Promises or Progress: the MINER Act One Year Later Kohler, Jeffery L. Ph.D. Senate HELP Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety
04-25-2007 CDC’s Perchlorate Biomonitoring Activities and Study Results Pirkle, Jim M.D.,Ph.D. House Energy and Commerce
04-25-2007 Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Lincoln, Jennifer Ph.D. House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
04-17-2007 Autism Spectrum Disorders Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education
03-21-2007 Extensively Drug Resistant TB: CDC’s Public Health Response Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health
03-09-2007 The President’s FY 2008 Budget Request for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education-Related Agencies
03-09-2007 FY 2008 Budget Request: HHS Emergency Preparedness Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education-Related Agencies
03-02-2007 The President’s FY 2008 Budget Request for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
02-28-2007 CDC Efforts to Improve Mine Safety Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education-Related Agencies
01-24-2007 Avian Influenza: Pandemic Influenza: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Immigration,
Border Security, and Claims

List of Congressional Testimony from CDC officials, 2006
Date Testimony Title Witness Committee
12-05-2006 Activities of the Department of Health and Human Services under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. House Judiciary Committee
11-15-2006 CDC Food Safety Activities and the Recent E-coli Spinach Outbreak King, Lonnie J. D.V.M. Senate HELP Commitee
09-26-2006 CDC Efforts to Combat Child Hunger and Malnutrition in Developing Countries Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Foreign
Relations Commitee
09-26-2006 The Arctic Human Health Initiative Parkinson, Alan J. Ph.D Senate Commerce and Foreign Relations Committees
09-08-2006 Progress Since 9/11: Protecting Public Health and Safety of the Responders and Residents Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. House Government Reform Committee
08-24-2006 CDC Agroterrorism and Zoonotic Threat Preparedness Efforts (Testimony of Lonnie King, D.V.M.) King, Lonnie J.D.V.M. House Homeland Security Committee
06-22-2006 Avian Influenza A (H5N1): Update and Preparedness Actions Related to Tourism and Trade LeDuc, James W. Ph.D Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee
05-11-2006 Creating a Nation-wide Integrated Biosurveillance Network Besser, Richard E. M.D. House Homeland Security Committee

 

04-27-2006 Domestic HIV/AIDS Surveillance: Current Trends and Status of State HIV Reporting Fenton, Kevin M.D., Ph.D House Energy and Commerce Committee
04-26-2006 CDC’s Progress in Reducing Barriers to HIV Testing and Improving Opportunities for Early Diagnosis Fenton, Kevin M.D., Ph.D Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
03-29-2006 CDC’s Role in Monitoring and Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections Cardo, Denise M.D. House Energy and Commerce Committee
02-28-2006 Progress Since 9/11: Protecting Public Health and Safety Against Terrorist Attacks Howard, John M.D., M.P.H. House Government Reform Committee
01-31-2006 Avian Influenza: Preparing for a Possible Influenza Pandemic Gerberding, Julie L. M.D., M.P.H. Senate Appropriations Committee

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