SENCER, DAVID J.

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2017.300.83 David Sencer.pdf

Video

Date

2006-07-06

Description

Dr. David Sencer served as Director of CDC from 1966-1977. Dr. Sencer describes how his career brought him to CDC and the early days of getting the Smallpox Eradication Program started. He discusses his philosophy of management, his trips to Africa, shifting the smallpox program to Asia, and the legacy that CDC and the smallpox program left in Africa.

Citation

Harden, Victoria (Interviewer) and Sencer, David (Interviewee); CDC, “SENCER, DAVID J. ,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed September 19, 2021, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/3524.