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academic administrator , epidemiologist

Jeffrey Powell Koplan, American academic administrator, epidemiologist. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Preventive Medicine. Recipient Order of Bifurcated Needle World Health Organization, 1979; Saul Horowitz award Mount Sinai School Medicine, 1983; Commendation medal United States Public Health Service, 1984.

Background

Koplan, Jeffrey Powell was born on January 3, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel R. and Kate G. Koplan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale College, 1966; postgraduate, Tufts U., 1966-1968; Doctor of Medicine Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 1970; Master of Public Health, Harvard University, 1978.

Career

Intern, resident Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York, 1970-1972. Epidemic intelligence service officer Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, United States Department Health & Human Services, Atlanta, 1972-1974. Resident Stanford University Hosp, California, 1974-1975.

Medical epidemiologist California State Department Health, Berkeley, 1975, Caribbean Epidemiology Center, Port of Spain, 1975-1977. Medical officer Office of Program Planning Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, United States Department Health & Human Services, Atlanta, 1978-1982, assistant director public health practice, 1982-1988. Director National Center Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1989-1994.

Assistant surgeon general United States Department Health & Human Services, Rockville, 1989-1994, director Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Atlanta, 1998—2002. Executive vice president, director Prudential Center for Health Care Research, 1994-1995, president, 1995-1998. Vice president for academy health affairs, global health Emory University, 2002—2008, director Emory Global Health Institute, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Preventive Medicine.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

With United States Public Health Service, 1970-1994. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Epidemiology. Member Association Teachers Preventive Medicine, American Public Health Association, Society Medical Decision Making, Institute Medical.

Connections

Married Carol R. Bassuk, May 18, 1969. Children— Adam, Kate.

father:
Samuel R.

mother:
Kate G. Koplan

spouse:
Carol R. Bassuk

child:
Kate Koplan

child:
Adam Koplan