Denise Traicoff joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2002. As a specialist in curriculum design and development for CDCs Sustainable Management Development Program, she provides technical assistance and consultation in public health management development for low and middle income countries. She also provides consultation in the selection of appropriate training delivery methods and is leading the programs initiative in the design and implementation of online learning strategies. She has taught classes in various programs around the globe and been a requested speaker at national and international conferences.
Denise has coordinated and overseen curriculum development and course planning for public health management and field epidemiology training programs in Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South America; and she led the development of a standard curriculum which is being used as a guideline for field epidemiology programs around the world.
Denise is a senior instructional designer and developer in her division, where she provides consultation on the design, development and implementation of distance learning. She is passionate about providing training to achieve measurable results.
Denise received a BA in Romance Languages from the University of Georgia.
Experience and Distinctions
Before joining CDC, Denise was the manager of employee training for a large data processing and software development corporation. She has been involved in adult education for over 25 years as a trainer, training consultant, project manager, and training department manager. She also has experience in software development, human resources, and data processing and has worked in a variety of industries.
Denise speaks French, German, Spanish and Italian.