Christopher Chadwick is a Global Health Officer in the Office of Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He advises HHS leadership on key policy issues in the areas of pandemic influenza, biosafety and biosecurity, global health security, and data and sample sharing. He also serves as the project officer for a partnership with the World Health Organization to support the development and sustainability of local influenza vaccine production in developing countries. Prior to HHS, Christopher was a Senior Specialist in Public Health Preparedness and Response at the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL). In this role, he provided state and local public health laboratories with policy, advocacy, and technical support regarding Laboratory Response Network (LRN) operations, all-hazards preparedness and response, biosafety and biosecurity, continuity of operations, and partnership building with clinical laboratories and first responders. Christopher also previously served as a research assistant at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, a policy analyst at Sanofi Pasteur, and a laboratory assistant in the Department of Microbiology at Louisiana State University.
Christopher received a Master of Science in Public Health with a concentration in microbiology and emerging infectious diseases from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in microbiology from Louisiana State University.