Rochelle Paula Walensky (born 1969) is an American medical scientist. She was the chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Walensky is an expert on AIDS and HIV.
|Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|
|Assumed office |
January 20, 2021
|Preceded by||Robert Redfield|
Rochelle Paula Bersoff
1969 (age 51–52)
Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Washington University (BA)|
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Harvard University (MPH)
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