Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS)
Tonya Martin, MPH
Tonya Martin, MPH, is acting director of the Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS), formerly the Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office (PHSIPO).
Prior to this position, Ms. Martin served on detail as a senior advisor to the PHSIPO director. In this position, she provided expertise and advice related to PHSIPO's informatics portfolio. She also worked closely with leadership to determine future priorities, while working to strengthen PHSIPO's connection with CDC programs and other informatics experts.
Ms. Martin's permanent position is the senior advisor for informatics in the Office of Infectious Diseases (OID). In this role, she serves as the principal informatics advisor to OID senior staff on the development, support, application, standardization, and integration of public health information and surveillance systems as well as on the application of information technology to the collection, management, and analysis of public health data.
During her tenure at CDC, Ms. Martin has served as senior advisor for informatics in the Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases and as informatics director in the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention.
Ms. Martin received her bachelors-of-science degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University and her masters of public health from Emory University.