Robert Redfield, M.D. named CDC director

HHS Secretary Alex Azar named Robert R. Redfield, M.D. as the new CDC director. Dr. Redfield served as the founding director of the Department of Retroviral Research within the U.S. Military HIV Research Program. He later co-founded the University of Maryland’s Institute of Human Virology and served as the Chief of Infectious Diseases and Vice Chair of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Learn more.