TIMOTHY CUNNINGHAM ‘04
M.S., Social Epidemiology, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
D.Sc., Epidemiology, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Lieutenant Commander, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
“Dr. Timothy Cunningham is a team lead with CDC assigned to the Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Pro- motion’s Division of Population Health. In this role, he supervises epidemiologists assigned to state health departments and supports programs to build chronic disease epidemiology capacity. Dr. Cunningham has been with the Division of Population Health since 2013. He joined USPHS and CDC in 2010 with the Epidemic Intelligence Service and was assigned to the Applied Sciences Branch in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s Division of Reproductive Health. From 2012 through 2013, he served with the Geographic Medicine and Health Promotion Branch in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases’ Division of Global Migration and Health Pro- motion. His research has been oriented towards understanding health differences related to race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and geography.
He currently serves as a governing councilor with the American Public Health Associa- tion and the president of the Atlanta Branch of the Commissioned Officers Association of the USPHS. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biology at Morehouse College and his Master and Doctor of Science degrees studying social epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He has been awarded the CDC Director’s Award for Efficien- cy-Management/Operations, the George I. Lythcott Award, the Outstanding Atlanta Award, and multiple USPHS decorations for his leadership and merit.”