Rafferty was born in Mexico City and came to the US when she was 15 years old. She earned a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in French from Emory University. Previously, she has worked as a Molecular Biologist within the Malaria and Entomology Branch from 1991-2001. Currently, Raferrty is a Molecular Biologist in Entomology Branch, under the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) and offers molecular support to PMI CDC staff and PMI countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Puente has worked with the Division of Public Affairs, developing content for internal employee resources, including CDC Connects and CDC Now. Her first role at CDC was with (DGHT), assisting with communications work tailored to policymakers and other partners. While with DGHT, she was a member of the Annual Program Results (APR) team, which was awarded the Significant Contributions Award in 2020.
Park has been a Bioinformatics Fellow/Bioinformatician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 2006. She is currently working on Naegleria, Harvey hurricane metagenomics, and Cryptosporidium.
Dossouvi's responsibilities as a Financial Analyst is to maintain and monitor budget, spend plans and obligations for multiple countries as it relates to Global Health Security. She works closely with OFR and country Officers in tracking funds and provide all required reports to management.