GRIGGS, BILL

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2017.300.33 Bill Griggs.pdf

Video

Date

2006-07-07

Description

Bill Griggs started his career as a Public Health Advisor in the Venereal Disease Program of CDC. He became known as a person to turn to in order to get something done. When the Smallpox Eradication effort began he was assigned to recruit people to act as Operations Officers, a concept that was new to international health programs. Bill was Assistant Director of CDC for International Health at the time of his retirement.

Citation

Harden, Victoria (Interviewer) and Griggs, Bill (Interviewee); CDC, “GRIGGS, BILL ,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed October 24, 2017, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/3522.