Director, Office of the National Prevention Strategy
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Office of the Associate Director for Policy
Brigette Ulin, MPH, is the director of the Office of National Prevention Strategy in CDC’s Office of the Associate Director for Policy. In this role, she supports the U.S. Surgeon General with the management of the National Prevention Council (Council) and the implementation of the nation’s first National Prevention Strategy. Created by the Affordable Care Act, the Council includes cabinet members from 20 federal departments, agencies and offices and is chaired by the Surgeon General.
Since joining the CDC in 1997 as a Presidential Management Fellow, she has worked in diverse communities and programs, including CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, The National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, and the National Center for Infectious Diseases. During her near decade of work to prevent HIV, STDs, and Viral Hepatitis, she became recognized as one of the Nation’s experts in the integration of viral hepatitis prevention with HIV and STD counseling and testing. A significant focus of her research and work has been in planning and evaluating community based prevention initiatives, behavioral and health education initiatives, National education campaigns, and health educational curricula.
During her tenure at CDC she has served as co-chairperson of an Institutional Review Board, member of the National Advisory Board for Outreach Prevention, member of the Community Health Education Team of the Emergency Communication System, member of the Emergency Anthrax and SARS Prevention and Control Teams, and Chairperson of the Professional Liaison committee within the Behavioral and Social Science Workgroup.
Brigette is married to Michael Ulin and has two active boys Gavin (9) and Jordan (7). 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