Robert Redfield, MD

Director of the Center for Disease Control

Robert Redfield, MD Director of the Center for Disease Control

Robert R. Redfield, MD, is the 18th Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. He has been a public health leader actively engaged in clinical research and clinical care of chronic human viral infections and infectious diseases, especially HIV, for more than 30 years. His long and distinguished career includes founding director for the Department of Retroviral Research within the U.S. Military’s HIV Research Program, 20 years of service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, co-founding of Maryland’s Institute of Human Virology, and chief of Chief of Infectious Diseases and Vice Chair of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.