Tom Shimabukuro, MD, MPH, MBA

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
Corporate Square, Bldg 12
Atlanta, GA
USA 30329

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Tom Shimabukuro is the Deputy Director of the H1N1 Vaccine Task Force at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The H1N1 Vaccine Task Force is responsible for coordinating CDCís vaccine response for the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. He is also the Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Coordinator in the Immunization Services Division at CDC. Dr. Shimabukuro received his M.D. degree from New York University. He did his internship at Emory University and Preventive Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins. After completing his preventive medicine residency, Dr. Shimabukuro served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He also served as a Preventive Medicine Officer for the 42nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army, during Operation Iraqi Freedom III in 2005. He has an M.P.H. and an M.B.A in finance both from Johns Hopkins and is board certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine.