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DBMI 2020 Alumni Award Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, MS, ‘06

Each year our alumni vote on a graduate who has made an exceptional impact in the areas we value in our department: relevance, relationships, and leadership. This year’s recipient is Adi V. Gundlapalli, MD, PhD, MS. 

Dr. Gundlapalli, a physician and informatician, is the Chief Public Health Informatics Officer of the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services. In this role, he leads an interdisciplinary team to meet the evolving data and information needs of public health, thereby enhancing informatics capability. His office aims to innovate and streamline routine and emerging public health action through collaboration and partnerships across CDC, other federal agencies, and external stakeholders.

Currently he leads the Data, Analytics, and Modeling Task Force of the CDC COVID-19 Response. He works alongside CDC and US Government colleagues to provide access to data and advanced analytics to support the national response to the pandemic.

We recognize the important service that he provides for the nation in his new assignment at CDC. Congratulations Adi!