Eric Pevzner

Chief, Epidemic Intelligence Service

Eric Pevzner is the Chief for the Epidemiology Workforce Branch (EWB) and Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eric began working with CDC in 1996 while earning his master's degree in public health at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He has had several landmark opportunities including the opportunity to contribute to establishing a Youth Tobacco Surveillance System (YTSS), contributing to CDC’s emergency response to Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in Mexico in 2009 and Ebola in West Africa in 2015. From 2005 to 2017, he supported the scale-up collaborative TB/HIV activities in Africa and Asia as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Eric earned his PhD in health behavior with a minor in epidemiology from the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005. He earned his master's in public health in behavioral science from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in 1998 and earned his bachelor of science degree in psychology and basic medical sciences from Michigan State University in 1995. He is a father of two boys and spends all his free time with them enjoying sports, music, maintaining saltwater aquariums, and outdoor adventures.