Sugarman, David

Center for Global Health, Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) Non-Communicable Diseases Team Lead

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Dr. David Sugerman graduated from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in 2004, completed a Masters of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2003, and his residency in emergency medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2007.  He subsequently joined the CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service as a medical officer in San Diego County (2007-2009), followed by a position with the Global Immunization Division, Africa Team (2009-2010), team lead for Health Systems and Sate Support for Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (2010-2014), and currently serves as the Non-Communicable Disease Lead for the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) within the Center for Global Health. His public health research activities have focused on vaccine preventable diseases, syndromic surveillance, health system strengthening, outbreak response, and injury prevention (specifically trauma system development, fall and traumatic brain injury prevention, and prescription drug overdose).  In addition, Dr. Sugerman works clinically at the Emory University Hospital Emergency Department.