Dr. Anne Dellinger
Chief, Injury Prevention Division, Centers for Disease Control
Ann M. Dellinger, Ph.D., M.P.H., serves as chief of the Home, Recreation and Transportation Safety Branch of the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, at CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). There she oversees the older adult falls, traumatic brain injury, and road safety work of the Center. Dr. Dellinger consults with domestic and international organizations including the U.S. Transportation Research Board, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). She is the recipient of the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Awards for Distinguished Service for assistance during the Oklahoma City bombing (1997) and the World Trade Center/Anthrax Investigation Emergency Response Team (2002). She was also the recipient of three NCIPC Director′s Awards as well as Certificates of Commendation from the Federal Executive Board for Outstanding Scientist, and Outstanding Team.
Dr. Dellinger received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of San Diego. She received her Master of Public Health (health promotion) from the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego University and her doctorate in epidemiology from the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Dellinger has authored and coauthored more than 100 publications on a variety of topics.