Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Mark Rosenberg, MD, MPP, is president and chief executive officer of The Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Georgia. The Task Force mobilizes partnerships to improve health and wellbeing for people around the world. It currently reaches 495 million people in 135 countries with programs focusing on neglected tropical diseases, public health informatics, and field epidemiology. The Task Force is the fourth largest nonprofit organization in the country. Before joining The Task Force, Dr. Rosenberg served for 20 years with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including conducting early work in smallpox eradication, enteric diseases, and HIV. He was instrumental in establishing CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and became the first permanent director in 1994, serving as director and Assistant Surgeon General.