Atlanta, Ga. – Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today that Edwin Kilbourne, M.D., has joined the company’s Health Solutions Business Unit (HSBU) as vice president and Atlanta site lead for the HSBU within the Civilian Health Operation. He will report to Mike Eddings, SAIC Civilian Health operations manager.
Kilbourne will be responsible for developing and delivering SAIC’s strategic plan in public health, including the company’s work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and coordinating within the HSBU to synthesize the company’s extensive information technology and life sciences capabilities to deliver new solutions and offerings to customers.
Kilbourne is an internationally recognized and experienced clinician, scientific investigator, program manager and developer in the areas of epidemiology, public health surveillance, environmental hazards, medical toxicology, weapons of mass destruction (WMD)-based terrorism, and non-proliferation. Prior to SAIC, Kilbourne was a senior partner with the healthcare consulting firm Martin, Blanck & Associates. He also served for more than 25 years with the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) in leadership roles at both the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR); as chief medical officer at the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and ATSDR; as director of the Weapons Scientist Redirection Program and the Iraq Interim Center for Science and Industry within the U.S. Department of State; and provided federal leadership in toxicology and environmental health for key clinical partner-organizations.
Kilbourne received his B.A. from Cornell University, his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama Hospitals in Birmingham, AL. He has published more than 100 scientific articles, received a number of national awards – including the prestigious CDC Langmuir Prize – and is board-certified in three specialties: internal medicine, preventive medicine, and medical toxicology.
“We’re incredibly pleased that Ed has joined our team,” said Steve Comber, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “His distinguished career and broad experience will make an immediate and profound impact on SAIC, and will enable us to better serve our customers.”