Scott Bruun


Appointed executive director of the Chronic Disease Coalition in 2016, Scott brings decades of personal experience and chronic disease advocacy to the CDC’s mission of protecting patients’ rights.

Scott has had Type 1 diabetes for 35 years, has had rheumatoid arthritis for nearly 20 years and is a cancer survivor. His professional background includes service as an elected state legislator where he was heavily engaged in health care legislation and committee work.

Today, in addition to his duties with the CDC, Scott is also a communications professional based in Portland, Oregon.