Dr Margaret Kitt is the Deputy Director at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the United States. She shares with the NIOSH Director the responsibility for the Institute’s research and program operations. She also oversees the NIOSH Global Health Programs. Dr Kitt is an Occupational Medicine Physician and has worked for NIOSH since 2002. She was a Senior Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, serving for 14 years and then spent 16 years in the United States Public Health Service, retiring in 2018 at the rank of Rear Admiral.