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Koplan Named New Head of CDC

Koplan Named New Head of CDC

WASHINGTON--President Clinton has appointed Dr. Jeffrey P. Koplan, an epidemiologist, as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, replacing Dr. David Satcher, who left last February to become Surgeon General. Dr. Koplan was with the CDC for most of his career, starting in 1972, until leaving 4 years ago to join Prudential Healthcare as president of its Center for Health Care Research.

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