Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance (DHIS) (proposed)*
Division of Informatics Practice, Policy, and Coordination
Improving the Practice and Translation of Public Health Informatics
CDC's Division of Informatics Practice, Policy, and Coordination (DIPPC) works to
- foster the adoption of informatics standards by CDC programs;
- provide informatics expertise and consultation services to CDC and external partners;
- ensure that informatics activities at CDC and with external partners align with emerging health information technology polices, where appropriate; and
- seek opportunities to enhance the delivery of public health services through the use of public health informatics.
The mission of DIPPC is to improve the practice and translation of public health informatics through outreach and coordination.
Kim Gadsden-Knowles, MS, MPH; Acting Director
Kim Gadsden-Knowles, MS, MPH, is acting director of the Division of Informatics Practice, Policy, and Coordination (DIPPC) in the Public Health Surveillance and Informatics Program Office (PHSIPO) (transitioning into the Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance [proposed]). In this role, she is responsible for ensuring that DIPPC remains productive and efficient during the reorganization of the Office of Science, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (OSELS) and PHSIPO.