Tamara Haegerich

Deputy Associate Director for Science, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
• Clinical Track: Development of the CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain in Primary Care
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 11:15 am to 12:30 pm

Haegerich_Tamara-lgDr. Tamara Haegerich, PhD, is the Deputy Associate Director for Science in the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She provides leadership, planning and guidance on scientific quality, research methodology, research priorities and guideline development. Her expertise lies in the areas of Rx drug overdose prevention, motor vehicle injury prevention, evaluation, implementation science and evidence-based practice guidelines. Dr. Haegerich has authored peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and government reports, including manuscripts on the etiology of injury, the effectiveness of prevention strategies, and on scientific careers in public service. She has represented her own work, and the work of federal agencies, at national scientific conferences. Dr. Haegerich received her PhD in social psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.