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Volume 25, Number 8—August 2019
Historical Review

Lessons Learned from Dengue Surveillance and Research, Puerto Rico, 1899–2013

Tyler M. SharpComments to Author , Kyle R. Ryff, Gilberto A. Santiago, Harold S. Margolis, and Stephen H. Waterman
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA (T.M. Sharp, K.R. Ryff, G.A. Santiago, H.S. Margolis, S.H. Waterman); US Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, USA (T.M. Sharp, S.H. Waterman)

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Table 2

Nomenclature and chiefs of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention* research station located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1951–present

Year Name Chief Location
1951–1954 Communicable Disease Center, Ecologic Investigations Program, Puerto Rico Field Station
David Pimentel La Puntilla, Arsenal, Viejo San Juan (1951–1972)
1954–1955 Charles S. Gerhardt
Frederick “Fred” Ferguson
1970–1976 Center for Disease Control, San Juan (Tropical Disease) Laboratories
Barnett “Barney” Cline Rio Piedras (1972–2000)
1976–1980 John “Jack” Woodall
Ernest Ruiz Tibén (interim),
Roslyn Q. Robinson
1981–1989 Centers for Disease Control (and Prevention), Dengue Branch† Duane J. Gubler
1989–2006 Gary G. Clark
2006–2008 Wellington Sun Puerto Nuevo (2000–present)
2008–2010 Kay M. Tomashek (interim)
2010–2015 Harold “Hal” S. Margolis
2015–present Stephen “Steve” H. Waterman

*Current name.
†Currently in the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.

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