CDC Announces New Director of Division of Select Agents and Toxins

Samuel S. Edwin, Ph.D., will become the new director of the division.

CDC has announced Samuel S. Edwin, Ph.D., will become the new directory of the agency's Division of Select Agents and Toxins (DSAT). Dr. Edwin was previously at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, Md.

Edwin will begin his new role in September, according to the agency, while Dr. Dan Sosin will return to his role as deputy director and chief medical officer of CDC's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.

The DSAT oversees two programs, the Federal Select Agent Program and the Import Permit Program, to ensure that laboratory work with infectious biological agents is conducted as safely and securely as possible.

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