Arthur P. Liang, MD MPH is currently the Senior Advisor for Food Safety, Division of Foodbourne, Waterbourne & Environmental Diseases, CDC. He is the former Director of the CDC Food Safety Office. He has been a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer and the Communicable Disease Division, Hawaii Department of Health. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Advisory Committee on Microbial Criteria for Foods. He is also a member of the Preventive Medicine Residency Advisory Committee for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He is board certified in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health. He has a BA from Oberlin College, an MPH in International Health and Epidemiology from the University of Hawaii; and MD from the University of Maryland.