Director for the CDC, Dr. Mandy K. Cohen, to deliver 2024 Commencement address

One of the nation’s top health leaders, Dr. Mandy K. Cohen, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 20. The ceremony will take place on Hearn Plaza and begins at 9 a.m.

Dr. Cohen is the Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. An internal medicine physician, she has experience leading large and complex organizations, and a proven track record of protecting Americans’ health and safety.

“As a physician and leader, Dr. Cohen has dedicated her career to improving health and wellbeing in North Carolina and nationwide,’ said Wake Forest University President Susan R. Wente.

Also joining Wake Forest for the commencement weekend will be baccalaureate speaker Reverend Gary Dorrien, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Religion at Columbia University.

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