Dr. Daphne B. Moffett is a Commander in the US Public Health Service and the Associate Director for Science in the Division of Health Assessment and Consultation (DHAC) at CDC/ATSDR.
is responsible for managing, coordinating and providing oversight for division science and science policy activities.
These duties include ensuring that evidence-based science and public health practices are integrated into the public health assessment process employed at hazardous waste sites and in division products (public health assessments, health consultations, and health advisories).
CDR Moffett is the previous Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Commissioned Officers Association
and serves on several committees across the PHS
, the agency, and her
discipline including co-chairing the CDC/ATSDR Associate Directors for Science Development Workgroup, membership in the Society of Toxicology
, and as the Historian for the USPHS Scientist Professional Advisory Committee
has provided guidance to the Surgeon General and the Scientist Professional Advisory Committee on recruitment, retention, and career development of PHS scientists.
CDR Moffett serves on editorial review boards, grant review panels and has taught environmental public health courses in the US and internationally.
has published book chapters and manuscripts in the areas of toxicology, environmental health, injury prevention and HIV.
She has been recognized by the agency for her expertise on chemical weapons of mass destruction and industrial chemicals and has served as an on-call expert during national events.
She recently deployed to Haiti to serve as the agency expert in environmental health, sanitation, and toxicology.