The National Office of Public Health genomics integrates genomics into public health research, policy, and programs that can improve interventions designed to prevent and control the country’s leading chronic, infectious, environmental, and occupational diseases.
By preventing disease from exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment; responding to terrorism and public health emergencies involving chemicals; and improving laboratory methods to diagnose and prevent disease, the laboratory has been in the vanguard of efforts to improve people's health across the nation and around the
Health Informatics and Surveillance is advancing the science and practice of public health informatics surveillance. Health decisions and actions are guided by timely and useful information.
Epidemiology, Analysis and Library Services provides essential information to help health decision makers make evidence based decisions that improve health outcomes including library resources.
Scientific Education and Professional Development improves health outcomes by ensuring a competent and sustainable workforce through excellence and innovation in public health education.
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