Lillibridge named Global Health and Innovation Center director

Contact: Dr. Scott Lillibridge, 979-845-4524, lillibridge@sph.tamhsc.edu  

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Scott Lillibridge has been named the director for the Center for Global Health and Innovation, a multi-year collaborative effort with Royal Philips and The Texas A&M University System.

The center is administered through Texas A&M AgriLife, College Station.

Dr. Scott Lillibridge. (Photo courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife)

Lillibridge will continue to serve the Texas A&M University Health Science Center as professor of epidemiology, deputy principal investigator and chief scientist for the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing, a 25-year public-private initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He also serves as the director for health initiatives for the Texas A&M System.

During his previous federal career with the Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service, Lillibridge served as special assistant to the agency’s secretary for national security and emergency management. He also was the founding director of the national bioterrorism preparedness program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Lillibridge received his bachelor of science degree in environmental health at East Tennessee State University in 1977. He received his medical doctorate from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland in 1981. In 1984, he completed specialty training in family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and completed an epidemiology fellowship with the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service in 1992.

For more information about the center, see http://agrilife.org/cghi/about/.

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