|19th Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Assumed office |
January 20, 2021
|Deputy||Anne Schuchat |
Debra Houry (acting)
|Preceded by||Robert Redfield|
Rochelle Paula Bersoff
April 5, 1969
Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S.
Loren D. Walensky (m. 1995)
|Education||Washington University in St. Louis (BA)|
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Harvard University (MPH)
Rochelle Paula Walensky (born 1969) is an American medical scientist. Walensky is the 19th and current Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 2021. She was the chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Walensky is an expert on AIDS and HIV.
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- Pager, Tyler (December 6, 2020). "To rebuild CDC, Biden picks Rochelle Walensky". Politico. Archived from the original on December 7, 2020. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
- Stolberg, Sheryl Gay; Shear, Michael D. (December 6, 2020). "Biden Picks Xavier Becerra to Lead Health and Human Services". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 6, 2020. Retrieved December 6, 2020.