Susan E. Gorman, Pharm.D., M.S., DABATAssociate Director for Science Division of Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Coordinating Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Susan E. Gorman, Pharm.D., M.S., DABAT is the Associate Director for Science at the Division of Strategic National Stockpile, Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As a licensed pharmacist and board-certified clinical toxicologist, her
primary roles include oversight of the stockpile formulary and provision of technical and scientific advice on all pharmacological and toxicological issues regarding the stockpile.As part of the SNS, she
responded to terrorism events such as 9/11 and the US anthrax attacks, as well as natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina.She
participates in numerous intergovernmental working groups on counterterrorism involving radiological, chemical, and biological agents, and is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker on stockpiling for terrorist events and other large scale public health emergencies.Prior to joining CDC in 2000, Dr. Gorman was the Assistant Director for the Georgia Poison Center, and continues to serve as a toxicologist.She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology.Dr. Gorman received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Duquesne University in 1988, her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland in 1991, and completed a postdoctoral residency in Emergency Medicine and Toxicology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.In 2007, Dr. Gorman earned a Master of Science degree in BioSecurity and Disaster Preparedness from the St. Louis University School of Public Health.