John M. Douglas Jr., MD

Division of STD Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd, NE, MS E02
Atlanta, GA
USA 30333

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Douglas completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals in 1981, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident before completing his fellowship in 1984 with the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Prior to joining CDC in 2003, Dr. Douglas served in a combination of key management, science, and medical positions for the Denver Department of Health and Hospitals (now Denver Health) including Director of STD Control; Director, Denver Public Health Virology Laboratory; and Medical Director of the Denver STD Prevention Training Center. He also served on the faculty of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center as Professor in the Departments of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) and Biometrics and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Douglas is a leader in the field of STD prevention, nationally recognized for his contributions in applied research on the epidemiology and treatment of STDs, for the implementation of research findings into effective STD prevention program practice, and for effective STD prevention program policy development. He has authored or co-authored over 150 scientific publications. Dr. Douglasí memberships in professional organizations include the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American STD Association (for which he served as Secretary-Treasurer and Vice-President), the American Social Health Association (ASHA, for which he served as Chair for the HPV Scientific Advisory Committee), the American College of Physicians, the American Public Health Association, and the American Society of Microbiology.