Linda C. Degutis, M.S.N. ’82, Dr.P.H. ’94, assumed the directorship of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control in November. As director of the injury center, Degutis will work to fulfill the agency’s mission of preventing injuries and violence and reducing their long-term consequences. She was most recently research director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the School of Medicine, and director of the Yale Center for Public Health Preparedness at the School of Public Health.