Chief, Applied Research & Translation Branch & Prevention Research Centers Program Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
Brigette Ulin, MPH, has more than 20 years of federal government experience at the CDC leading national public health initiatives to improve population health in support of CDC's mission. Currently, she is serving as the Applied Research and Translation Branch chief and the director of the Prevention Research Centers Program in the Division of Population Health within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. In this role, she oversees CDC's Prevention Research Center (PRC) Program, Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program, and Workplace Health Program.
Prior to this role, she served as the director of the Office of National Prevention Strategy where she supported the U.S. Surgeon General with the management of the National Prevention Council, served as the designated federal pfficer of the presidentially-appointed Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, and supported the implementation of the nation's first National Prevention Strategy. In 2016, Brigette received the Rollins School of Public Health Alumni Achievement award.
Since joining the CDC in 1997 as a Presidential Management Fellow, she has held leadership positions in many diverse CDC centers and offices including the Office of the Associate Director for Policy; National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention; and the National Center for Infectious Diseases.
Brigette is married to Michael Ulin and has two active boys Gavin (13) and Jordan (11). In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, cooking, and traveling with her family.
BS, University of Florida, Neurobiological Science
MPH, Rollins School of Public Health, BSHE