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Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, Medical Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses how he is working to combat the opioid epidemic by helping coordinate healthcare professionals and law enforcement
Peggy Honein, Director of the CDC’s Division of Congenital & Developmental Disorders, details her team’s efforts to research and prevent new cases of the Zika virus, and how they built an outbreak information-gathering system.
Principal Research Engineer John Sammarco from the Pittsburgh Mining Research Division of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health discusses his career developing lighting systems to make mines safer.
Dr. Tedd Ellerbrock, chief of the HIV Care and Treatment Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the work the won him a Service to America Medal nomination in the Career Achievement category.