Marlena M. Wald

NCEH-ATSDR, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA


Marlena Wald obtained M.P.H. and M.L.S. degrees. She is a consultant for Emergint Technologies-CACI. Prior to joining Emergint, Ms. Wald was an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she served at the National Center for Injury Control and Prevention as well as the National Center for Environmental Health-ATSDR. Her areas of research and publication include acute care, disaster preparedness, and traumatic brain injury. While at CDC, she received the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Hubert H. Humphrey Service to America Award, the CDC Honor Award for statistical research and services, and was a finalist for the Charles C. Shepard Award for Epidemiology, CDC’s highest award. Prior to her work at CDC, she was the Research Program Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine where she managed prospective clinical and public health studies in the emergency departments at Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Crawford-Long Hospital. Before Emory, she held positions at the University of Georgia, Johns Hopkins University, and the National Science Foundation. Ms. Wald holds both an M.S. degree of public health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and an M.S. degree of library and information science from the University of Maryland at College Park with an undergraduate degree from George Washington University.

Biography Updated on 6 August 2013

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