Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Biographical Sketch: Dr. Schrag is the lead of the epidemiology team in the Respiratory Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since 2000, she has overseen domestic activities related to perinatal group B streptococcal disease prevention. She also leads domestic and international efforts to monitor and prevent the broader problem of neonatal sepsis. Before this, Dr. Schrag was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellow and an American Society for Microbiology fellow at the CDC and a post-doctoral fellow in population biology at Emory University. Dr. Schrag received her bachelorís degree in biology in 1989 from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and her doctoral degree in zoology in 1993 from Balliol College, University of Oxford, where she was a British Marshall Scholar. She is the author of more than 50 publications.