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Organized by the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Influenza: Complex Virus/Complex History traces the global impact of influenza viruses since the 1918 pandemic.Influenza viruses are biologically and historically unique. More
Ever wonder how CDC scientists merge old-fashioned detective work with high-tech science to crack the cases of mystery diseases? Get the story! Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum at CDC headquarters to see award-winning permanent and changing exhibitions focusing on public health topics and the history of CDC. Open Monday through Friday (except federal holidays) 9 a.m. More
The David J. Sencer CDC Museum features both permanent and changing exhibits that focus on a variety of public health topics. Permanent exhibits include the Global Symphony, an unparalleled multi-media installation and the Roots of CDC, which traces the origins and early history of CDC through 1976. Both self-guided and guided tours are available. More
Specialties: The David J. Sencer CDC Museum is the only part of CDC open to the public. Admission and parking are free. Reservations are not required for groups with less than 10 visitors. The Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, uses award-winning exhibits and innovative programing to educate visitors about the value of public health, and presents the rich heritage and vast accomplishments of CDC ... More
Organized by the David J. Sencer CDC Museum, Resettling in America: Georgia’s Refugee Communities features documentary photography, personal testimonies, and artwork to explore the challenges of resettlement and the resiliency of refugees living in metropolitan Atlanta as they build new lives, identities, and a sense of community. More
The museum was founded in 1996 as the Global Health Odyssey Museum. This was done during the 50th anniversary of the CDC and coincided with the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. In 2011, the museum was renamed the David J. Sencer CDC Museum. More
1 You may use cameras in the museum only. Cameras are not allowed in any other location at the CDC. 2 The David J. Sencer Centers for Disease Control Museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute.; 3 Admission to the museum and parking in the parking deck are both free.; 4 The exhibits are self-guided, but you can also schedule a guided tour.; 5 Before visiting, be prepared to go through ... More
David Judson Sencer (November 10, 1924 – May 2, 2011) was an American public health official who orchestrated the 1976 immunization program against swine flu.Between 1966 and 1977, he was the longest serving director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 1981 to 1986, he was Commissioner of Health of the City of New York. More