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Dr. Hughes is Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Public Health (Global Health) at Emory University.  Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Hughes worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for more than 30 years, serving as Director of the National Center for Infectious Diseases from 1992 to 2005 and as an Assistant Surgeon General in the United States Public Health Service.  His interests at CDC included foodborne and waterborne diseases, healthcare-associated infections, antimicrobial usage and resistance, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and bioterrorism preparedness and response.  Since joining Emory, he has focused on the role of academic institutions in preparedness for and response to microbial threats, public health institutional capacity building in lower income countries, strengthening national and global biosurveillance efforts, assessing strategies for increasing immunization coverage of adolescents in the United States, assessing knowledge, attitudes, and practices of immunization providers in India concerning routine and polio immunization, and strengthening collaboration at the human-animal-ecosystem interface in support of the One Health approach.  He serves as Vice Chair of the Institute of Medicine Forum on Microbial Threats and Immediate Past President of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

 

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