Ex-CDC Director Will Lead Merck Vaccines Business
Mon, 12/21/2009 - 10:02am
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. Inc. on Monday said it hired Julie Gerberding, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the new president of its vaccines business. Gerberding will lead the Merck Vaccines business starting Jan. 25. She was director of the CDC from 2002 until January 2009. The CDC is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.