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Isaac Benowitz, MD


Dr. Isaac Benowitz is the State Epidemiologist at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, where he provides epidemiological expertise, guidance, and support on disease investigations, outbreak control, surveillance activities, and planned epidemiologic studies. He leads Maine CDC’s COVID-19 therapeutics program. Before joining Maine CDC in 2021, he worked for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for seven years focusing on communicable disease outbreaks and healthcare-associated infections. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Yale School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital.