Public Health Information Network (PHIN) 2009 Conference

NCPHI Leadership

CDC's National Center for Public Health Informatics (NCPHI), located within the Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service (CoCHIS), provides leadership in the application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research, and learning.

Click here to visit the NCPHI site.

Office of the Director

The NCPHI Office of the Director provides overall direction for communications, strategy, science, and policy.

Director (Acting)
Retired Rear Admiral Stephen B. Thacker, MD, MSc, USPHS
Deputy Director (Acting)
Walter Harris, MBA
Photo: John Anderton Associate Director for Communication Science
John Anderton, PhD, MPA
Photo: Sharon R. Coleman Associate Director for Policy
Sharon R. Coleman
Photo: Scott McNabb Associate Director of Science
Scott McNabb, PhD, MS


Alliance Management and Consultation (DAMC):
Partnerships and communications supporting informatics initiatives such as Public Health Information Network.
Photo: Lynn Gibbs-Scharf DAMC Division Director
Lynn Gibbs-Scharf, MPH

Emergency Preparedness and Response (DEPR):
Solutions for emergency preparedness and response.
Photo: Barry Rhodes DEPR Director (Acting)
Barry Rhodes, PhD

Informatics Shared Services (DISS):
Common framework of shared informatics components and services.
Photo: Terry Boyd DISS Director (Acting)
Terry Boyd, PhD

Integrated Surveillance Systems and Services (DISSS):
Standards and applications for national surveillance programs.
Photo: Enrique Nieves DISSS Division Director (Acting)
Enrique Nieves, MS

Knowledge Management (DKM):
Science of knowledge sharing to improve practice and innovation: Epi-X, communities of practice.
Photo: Jason Bonander DKM Division Director
Jason Bonander, MA
Page last reviewed: May 4, 2009
Page last updated: May 4, 2009
Content source: National Center for Public Health Informatics
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