Arthur P. Liang MD MPH

Expert Advisor

Arthur P. Liang MD MPH is a Public Health physician and epidemiologist with over 40 years’ experience, including outbreak response and emergency preparedness at federal, state, local and international levels, with a focus in Communicable Disease Control in general, and foodborne illness in particular. He is a former Director of the CDC Food Safety Office, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer, and Chief of the Communicable Disease Division, Hawaii Department of Health.

Dr. Art Liang, formally the Director of the CDC Food Safety Office, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer, and most recently the Senior Advisor, Associate Director for Partnerships/Special Advisor for Food Industry Relations at CDC has joined Active Food Safety as an expert advisor in our mission to help the foodservice industry prevent foodborne illnesses and outbreaks.

Arthur Liang MD MPH has been a tremendous help to the foodservice industry in the CDC's collaboration to prevent foodborne disease outbreaks. He worked directly with senior executives for food, water, & environmental safety in trade associations and Fortune 500 companies, academic centers of excellence and research foundations. Dr. Liang represented the CDC on the technical committee of CODEX Alimentarius, National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF) Executive Committee, Interagency Risk Assessment Consortium (IRAC), Center for Produce Safety (CPS), and The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences (IAFNS formerly ILSI North America). He also worked directly with ranking officials of FDA, USDA, State & local health and food & agriculture departments in his work to support the prevention of foodborne disease outbreaks.

Dr. Liang will help the foodservice industry via Active Food Safety in foodborne disease outbreak prevention, preparedness, and mitigation including working with local, state and federal regulatory authorities during active investigations.