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From the Director

Katherine Lyon Daniel, PhD Associate Director for Communication, CDCThe Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC) supports CDC’s 24/7 work to protect America from health and safety threats, whether they begin at home or abroad. Our office is driven by CDC’s communication principles and the mission and organizational goals listed below. I invite you to learn more about OADC, our success measures, and our numerous communication channels.

-Katherine Lyon Daniel, PhD
Associate Director for Communication, CDC

OADC’s Mission

Leading customer-centered, science-based, and high-impact communication.

OADC’s Organizational Goals

  • Maximize strategic communication across CDC.
  • Ensure CDC’s work is accessible, understandable, and actionable.
  • Maximize public trust in and credibility of CDC’s science, programs, and recommendations.

OADC Dashboard

Key Communication Indicators

Total page views in 2013

People Reached
Monthly Total, February 2014
CDC en Español
Total page views in 2013

Media Inquiries
Monthly Total, March 2014
1,137 total inquires in 2014

721,464 Facebook fans
Fans as of March 2014

CDC Museum
Monthly Vistors, March 2014
22,001 total visits in 2014
3,169,452 Twitter followers
Followers as of March 2014

CDC-INFO calls
Monthly Total, March 2014
60,251 total calls in 2014