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CDC’s new Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics: Better data, better analytics, better response
Dylan George, PhD, is the Director of Operations for the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CFA is building world-class data and analytics capabilities to guide interventions in public health emergencies and pandemics.
Prior to joining the CDC, Dr. George worked in the private sector at Ginkgo Bioworks and In-Q-Tel (IQT). Dr. George served on the Biden-Harris Transition Team working on National Security policy for the COVID-19 response, and on the Agency Review Team for the Department of Health and Human Services.
Over ten years, Dr. George has worked in several positions within the federal government serving at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), in the Department of Health and Human Services within the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, at the Department of Defense, and at the National Science Foundation. Across all these positions, Dr. George advanced data and analytical capabilities to understand, warn, or mitigate infectious disease threats to Americans.
Dr. George received his PhD from Colorado State University and focused on quantitative analytical approaches for considering how clinically severe pathogens (e.g., Yersinia pestis, rabies) persist within wildlife populations.