Paige Armstrong

Paige
Armstrong

Associate Director for Global Health, Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH)
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Paige Armstrong, MD, MHS, LCDR, USPHS, serves in her current position as the Associate Director for Global Health in the Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Armstrong completed her undergraduate studies and Master of Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, received her Medical Degree from University of Connecticut, and residency training from George Washington University. She is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and practices clinically at Emory University. Dr. Armstrong joined CDC as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the Mycotic Diseases Branch, where she worked on developing diagnostic capacity and control of the emergent multi-drug resistant fungus Candida auris throughout Latin America. She was the Epidemiology Team Lead for the Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, where she worked with U.S. tribal communities to control Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Dr. Armstrong has supported multiple response efforts, including COVID-19, Zika, multiple hurricanes, and various outbreaks in the Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Panama. Dr. Armstrong has published extensively in the literature, and her work promoting health equity has afforded her the CDC Health Equity Honor Award and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Postgraduate Research Award.