Dr. Rochelle Walensky, is President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to head the CDC. She is seen above speaking at the “Opportunities For Improving HIV Diagnosis, Prevention & Access To Care In The U.S.” conference in Washington, D.C., in 2006.

UNITED STATES – NOVEMBER 29: Dr. Rochelle Walensky, assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, speaks during the “Opportunities For Improving HIV Diagnosis, Prevention & Access To Care In The U.S.” conference in Washington, D.C., Monday, November 29, 2006. (Photo by Chris Greenberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)