THE CENTER FOR FOODBORNE ILLNESS RESEARCH & PREVENTION

Our mission is to advance a stronger, science-based food safety system that

prevents foodborne illness and protects public health.

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CFI Leadership

The Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention (CFI) announced changes in organizational leadership on September 15, 2014.  CFI’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk has accepted a position at RTI International as a Senior Food Safety Risk Analyst in the Center for Health and Environmental Modeling and has resigned her positions at both CFI and North Carolina State University.  Moving forward, co-founder Patricia Buck will lead the organization as CFI’s Executive Director and Kowalcyk has been appointed to CFI’s Board of Directors.

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