Advisory Council for the Elimination of
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Office of Infectious Diseases
Designated Federal Officer – Hazel Dean, Sc.D.,
The Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis shall provide advice and recommendations regarding the elimination of tuberculosis to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); the Assistant Secretary for Health; and the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Council shall make recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; address the development and application of new technologies; provide guidance and review on CDC’s Tuberculosis Prevention Research portfolio and program priorities; and review the extent to which progress has been made toward eliminating tuberculosis.