Sr. Emergency Operations Officer
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Emergency Management Section
Miguel A. Cruz, PhD, MPH, is an experienced public health emergency leader and responder. Currently serves as Senior Public Health Emergency Management Advisor from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a field assignee to the PR Department of Health, in San Juan, PR. Dr. Cruz has directly participated and or provided direct support of public health emergency operations during a large number of domestic and international public health emergencies and disasters. He is a member of several internal and external agency workgroups with special focus in public health disaster planning, disaster risk reduction, mass care operations, disaster surveillance, and disaster assessments. He enjoys mentoring public health staff and promoting the application of public health expertise and science in support of emergency management during disasters.
Sunday, August 23
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM