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Judith Monroe

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Judith Monroe

President and CEO, CDC Foundation
Judith Monroe

Dr. Judy Monroe joined the CDC Foundation in February 2016 as president and CEO, following her role as a deputy director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and director of CDC’s Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support. Prior to CDC, Dr. Monroe served as the state health commissioner for Indiana and was president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials through the H1N1 pandemic. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Center for Global Health Innovation, was appointed by Gov. Holcomb to co-chair a public health commission aimed at modernizing the public health system in Indiana, is a member of the Milken Institute’s Public Health Advisory Board, the COVID Collaborative, the Advisory Council of the Pandemic Action Network and the APHA Alliance for Disease Prevention and Response, and serves as a member of the WHO Foundation’s Strategic Advisory Group. Dr. Monroe was recognized as one of Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs for 2021 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle; awarded the United Way of Greater Atlanta Woman of Excellence award; received the 2019 APHA Presidential Citation and has an Honorary Doctorate in Health and Human Sciences from Purdue University.