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Conferences & Events

Outbreak: Plagues that changed History
September 27 – January 30, 2008
Organized by the Global Health Odyssey Museum; come see Byrn Barnard’s images of the symptoms and paths of the world’s deadliest diseases – and how the epidemics they spawned have changed history forever.

CDC Organization

CDC′s Mission is "To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability".

CDC′s Vision for the 21st Century is "Healthy People in a Healthy World—Through Prevention".

Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Pledge

Learn more about the CDC's Vision for the 21st Century and how the CDC mission promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
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CDC reorganized its structure in April 2005 as part of its Futures Initiative. The top organizational components at CDC include the Office of the Director, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and six Coordinating Centers/Offices. The agency has realigned its resources to better meet the challenges of 21st-century health threats.
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Organizational Chart

The CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. View CDC’s Organizational Chart to learn more about CDC’s organizational structure.
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National Centers

Seven primary research areas are studied at CDC National Centers. View the National Centers responsible for each research area.
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