Dr. Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH (CDC/DDNID/NCIPC/DOP)
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Public Health Service Medical Officer, Clinical Practice Team, Health Systems and Research Branch Division of Overdose Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kristine Schmit, MD, MPH, is a medical officer with the Clinical Practice Team in CDC’s Division of Overdose Prevention. Kristine is board certified in both Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. She attended medical school at Duke University and completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of California at San Diego. After finishing residency, she practiced for two and a half years at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Washington, DC before returning to North Carolina to complete her Preventive Medicine Residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Subsequently, she split her time practicing at a rural clinic in Henderson, North Carolina and conducting primary care research with the Duke Primary Care Research Consortium. Kristine completed an EIS Fellowship at CDC with the Division of TB Elimination from 2015-2017 and then transitioned to a full-time position as a medical epidemiologist within the same Division where she served for nearly three years before transitioning to her current position with the Division of Overdose Prevention.