D. Peter Drotman, MD, MPHEditor-in-Chief
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Peter Drotman started his career at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer. Before arriving at CDC, he served in the WHO Smallpox Eradication Programme, assisting in the successful effort to eradicate variola major from Bangladesh. At CDC, he was a founding scientist in the National Center for Environmental Health and later served as assistant director for Public Health and Science, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. He has a broad background in clinical practice, public health, infectious diseases, and epidemiologic science and holds appointments as clinical assistant professor in the Departments of Medicine and Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Drotman was inducted into the UCLA School of Public Health Alumni Hall of Fame in 2010.