Dr Thomas R Frieden became director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009. From 2002 to 2009 he was the commissioner of New York City’s health department, where he instituted a groundbreaking anti-tobacco programme. Dr Frieden started his career in the CDC’s epidemic intelligence service, and from 1992 to 1996 he ran the New York City programme that brought tuberculosis under control
Interviews with Thomas Frieden
Infectious disease expert—and former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention— Thomas Frieden, takes us inside the world of fighting epidemics, eradicating disease and confronting the preventable damage we do to ourselves.