A. Blythe Ryerson, PhD MPH

Ryerson, Blythe 2017Dr. Blythe Ryerson is the Associate Director of Science for the Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is responsible for assisting the Division Director in shaping and implementing the scientific vision and mission of viral hepatitis research and public health programs at CDC.


Dr. Ryerson received her doctorate in epidemiology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She joined CDC as a cancer epidemiologist in 2001, spending most of her tenure conducting cancer epidemiology and surveillance research, including examining the association of hepatocellular carcinoma and viral hepatitis. She joined the Division of Viral Hepatitis earlier this year.