Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Zuguo Mei, MD, MPH. is an Epidemiologist with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Mei’s work is centered on planning, designing, conducting, analyzing, and interpreting epidemiologic studies, surveillance, and intervention projects related to micronutrients and nutrition. He has provided technical assistant in the design and implementation of program monitoring systems and surveillance systems or national micronutrient survey in multiple countries, including China, Iraq, DRC, Mozambique, Nepal, and Nigeria. Dr. Mei has lead the development of technical tools, including the WHO/CDC technical consultation and recommendations on assessing iron status of populations (2004). As a committee member he has made substantial contribution to the development of the CDC 2000 growth chart. He has also conducted researches related to childhood growth, overweight/obesity, iron deficiency, and monitoring and evaluation of micronutrient status. Dr. Mei earned a medical degree in preventive medicine (1984) and an MPH in maternal and child health (1988) from the Tongji Medical University in Wuhan, China.