Associate director for communications, Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Vivi Siegel, MPH, is the acting associate director for communications for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice. She focuses on using risk communication principles to help stakeholders understand and deal with health uncertainties surrounding environmental events and exposures, and to take actions to protect themselves and others. She helps lead CDC communications responses for natural, chemical and radiological emergencies, including the 2011 Fukushima response, and recently, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence and Michael.