mography systems, and for image sensors used in mapping the human genome. He holds an M.S. from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Regina Tan, D.V.M., has more than 10 years of public health experience in preventive medicine and epidemiology, and joined the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) from the MITRE Corporation, where her management of a team of engineers was essential to developing innovative data architecture research and development across the federal government. Dr. Tan began her career as a Commissioned Corps officer in the U.S. Public Health Service and worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), first as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer then as a Preventive Medicine Fellow. She joined FSIS’s then–Human Health Sciences Division (now the Applied Epidemiology Division) as a veterinary epidemiologist in 2003, where she managed the Consumer Complaint Monitoring System team and hurricane response components. In 2005, Dr. Tan rejoined CDC, as a liaison with the Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center. Dr. Tan has led or served on numerous public health advisory committees, interagency teams and working groups pertaining to threats to public health. Dr. Tan earned her D.V.M. and M.S. from Purdue University and her bachelor of science in biology from the University of Maryland. She is also a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.



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