Deborah Dee, PhD, MPH; CDR, USPHS

Senior Scientist/Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
USA Email:

Disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 15 years of experience and research in the area of breastfeeding practices, and have conducted research and presentations related to hospital and other influences on breastfeeding, including breastfeeding among special populations. I helped develop the algorithm to analyze CDC's biennial Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey and the tailored reports for respondent hospitals, and helped write the 2011 Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.