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Division of Epidemiology and Disease Prevention
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Health Issues - STD Program


Scott Tulloch, BS

Senior Public Health Advisor, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scott Tulloch is a Public Health Advisor with the CDC assigned to the IHS National STD Program since March 2006. Scott has worked for CDC since 1991 in a variety of urban and rural settings including Chicago, IL, Augusta, GA, Winston-Salem, NC, Baltimore, MD, and now Albuquerque, NM. Scott has also participated in numerous special deployments that include syphilis outbreak rapid response and several national emergency response efforts. Scott has a bachelor's degree in Community Health Education from Central Washington University (1990) and a Graduate Certificate in Program Planning and Policy Development from the University of Washington (1997).

Melanie Taylor, MD, MPH

CDR USPHS, Medical Epidemiologist, Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr. Taylor is a Medical Epidemiologist in the Division of STD Prevention at the National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is stationed at the Arizona Department of Health Services. She also services as the Medical Epidemiologist Liaison to the National STD Program of the Indian Health Service. She received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her Internal Medicine residency, Infectious Disease fellowship and Masters of Public Health at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Topics of her recent publications include syphilis, congenital syphilis, and HIV.