Capt. Martin Lloyd Sanders, Ph.D., is a Public Health Professional and was the Director for Safety, Environmental Compliance and Emergency Management in Federal Occupational Health (FOH/PSC). He has the task of overseeing department-wide safety, environmental compliance, and emergency response policy. In the past, Captain Martin Lloyd Sanders, Ph.D., served as the Director for Occupational Preparedness and Emergency Response and the Director for Environmental Health Services. He also served as the Director (Acting) for the Office of Health and Safety under the Center for Disease Control (CDC). As appointed by the Surgeon General, Capt. Sanders also served as the Chief Scientist for the United States Public Health Service from 2013 to 2017.

The multi-awarded scientist and US Army veteran had been deeply involved in biosafety and biosecurity issues both here and abroad. As a U.S. Army veteran, Captain Sanders had many roles in the military, including chief biological threat assessment and chief intelligence officer for the 520th Theater Army Medical Laboratory.

Captain Martin Lloyd Sanders is an expert in biological safety, field medical operations, biosecurity, occupational safety and health, infectious disease epidemiology, environmental health services, and occupational health and wellness programs. He was an executive committee member and senior editor for the 5th edition of “Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories,” receiving multiple recognitions for his efforts.