Interview with Dr. Scott Zimmerman ’81 (Virtual Event)

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February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Virtual Event
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Join us for an interview with Dr. Scott Zimmerman ’81 to discuss vocations in the US public health sector.

Registration is free but must be completed to join the Zoom webinar.

DR. SCOTT ZIMMERMAN ‘81 serves as Director of North Carolina’s State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh, NC. Previously, Scott served as the Assistant Commissioner for the Erie County Department of Health and Director of Labs in Buffalo, NY for 19 years.

Scott obtained his Doctorate and Masters from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His doctoral research was conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and focused on immune factors associated with urogenital Mycoplasma hominis infections in pregnant women and pregnancy outcomes. Scott completed a postdoctoral residency program in Clinical and Public Health Microbiology at the Erie County Medical Center and State University of New York at Buffalo from 1989-90. His undergraduate degree in Biology was obtained from Houghton College in 1981.

Scott currently maintains a faculty appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. He has been a Principal Investigator on several grant-funded research studies and he serves on the Association of Public Health Laboratories’ Board of Directors. He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications.

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