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Michael St. Louis

Senior Advisor for Health Systems, CDC Division of Global AIDS

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Michael St. Louis is a Senior Advisor for Health Systems in the CDC Division of Global AIDS. He has worked at CDC for 25 years across a range of infectious disease and public health issues, including a tour as Chief of Epidemiology at Projet SIDA in Kinshasa, DRC. In recent years, he has provided leadership in initiating CDC’s Global AIDS Program, and served as the founding Country Director for the CDC Office in Zimbabwe. Afterward, at the origin of PEPFAR, he helped establish the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and later led interagency efforts across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the threat of avian influenza. Board-certified as a pediatrician, Dr. St. Louis has published more than 100 articles in the peer-reviewed literature, and recently served as co-editor for the ‘CDC textbook’ Principles and Practice of Public Health Surveillance.