Division of STD Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Dr. Markowitz is team leader, Epidemiology Research in the Division of STD Prevention, NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since 2004, she has served as the CDC lead for the HPV Vaccine Working Group of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. After completing her residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Markowitz joined CDC in 1983 as an EIS officer in the National Center for Infectious Diseases. In 1985, she continued her public health career with the National Immunization Program working on childhood vaccine preventable diseases. From 1993 through 1998, she was on detail to Walter Reedís Retrovirology Program, working in Thailand on some of the first international HIV vaccine trials. Since 1998, she has been in her current position in the Division of STD Prevention, working on and supervising research on sexually transmitted infections.