Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald was appointed Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this year. Dr. Fitzgerald previously served as Commissioner and State Health Officer of the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Our team has prepared a background memorandum on Dr. Fitzgerald that includes an overview of her career and her on-the-record expressed opinions on relevant topics, as well as the response to her appointment from Congress and other stakeholders.

In case you missed earlier District Policy Group Cabinet background memos, you can find the full archive here.

Also, be sure to check out Phil on the Hill, timely dispatches from our Senior Advisor and former Congressman, Dr. Phil Gingrey, who is sharing his insights on policy and politics through his blog.

Read the full background memo