Division Director, Division of State and Local Readiness, OPHPR
Christine Kosmos is the Director of the Division of State and Local Readiness in the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), she has served in this role since 2009 and has directed a number of important initiatives designed to improve state and local readiness to respond to emergencies. Before joining CDC, Ms. Kosmos worked for over 20 years in state and local public health agencies and served as the Deputy Commissioner for the City of Chicago. In that role, she managed both public health and healthcare system preparedness and response for Chicago. Ms. Kosmos is a Registered Nurse and began her career as a staff nurse. She later served as the senior manager of one of the busiest trauma centers in Chicago before joining the City of Chicago Department of Public Health as a senior Deputy.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM EDT