Dr. Jonathan Wortham Centers for Disease Control

Talk Title: "Ethical Problems in Public Health Practice."
Thursday, January 28, 7:00 pm

Jonathan Wortham MD '04 leads the Outbreak Investigations Team in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While at CDC, Jonathan has investigated outbreaks of Legionnaire's disease, tuberculosis, Ebola, Zika, and COVID-19. He graduated from Washington and Lee University with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and subsequently completed medical school and a pediatric residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After residency, he completed the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) fellowship, an applied public health training program, at CDC. He has authored more than 15 scientific manuscripts about various public health topics. In addition to his CDC work, he practices pediatrics in urgent care settings in Atlanta.