Steven Teutsch, MD, MPH
Chief Science Officer, Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Steven M. Teutsch is the Chief Science Officer, Los Angeles County Public Health where he works on evidence-based public health and policy. From 1997-2009 he was with the Outcomes Research and Management program at Merck where he was responsible for scientific leadership in developing evidence-based clinical management programs and improving outcomes measurement to enhance quality of care. He worked at CDC from 1977 to 2007. Most recently he was Director of the Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods (DPRAM) where he was responsible for assessing the effectiveness, safety, and the cost-effectiveness of disease and injury prevention strategies.
Dr. Teutsch received his undergraduate degree in biochemical sciences at Harvard College in 1970, an M.P.H. in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina in 1973, and his M.D. from Duke University in 1974.