Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and
Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP)
Office of the Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Designated Federal Officer – Elaine L. Baker, M.P.H.
The Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control
Special Emphasis Panel shall provide advice and guidance to the
Secretary, HHS, the Director, Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, and the Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and
Disease Registry, regarding the concept review, scientific and
technical merit of grant and cooperative agreement assistance
applications, and contract proposals relating to the causes,
prevention, and control of diseases, disabilities, injuries, and
impairments of public health significance; exposure to hazardous
substances in the environment; health promotion and education; and
other related activities that promote health and well-being.