Today we bring you Anne Wilson in another fascinating conversation, this time in Emerge Australia’s Imagine Podcasts, with Dr Elizabeth Unger.
Dr Unger received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA and her PhD and MD from the University of Chicago. She completed her residency and fellowship in anatomic pathology at the University of Chicago and Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Centre. She is currently chief of the Chronic Viral Diseases Branch in the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is responsible for guiding research and public health studies encompassing molecular pathology and epidemiology of human papillomavirus-associated diseases and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).
As part of her CDC tenure, Dr Unger has served as a consultant on human papillomavirus issues for the World Health Organization and the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and as a consultant on ME/CFS to FDA and U.S. National Institutes of Health. She served as co-lead of the Post-COVID Conditions Team as part of the CDC COVID-19 Response and leveraged understanding of ME/CFS to address post-COVID conditions and to advance research and treatment for both conditions.