Data and Surveillance Workgroup

At a glance

The Data and Surveillance Workgroup is a group of external experts that develop advice and recommendations for CDC's Data Modernization Initiative (DMI) strategy.

About the Data and Surveillance Workgroup

The Data and Surveillance Workgroup (DSW) provides input to the ACD, CDC agency-wide activities related to the scope and implementation of CDC's Data Modernization Initiative (DMI) strategy. The members are experts in public health science and practice; policy development, analysis, and implementation; and surveillance and informatics from jurisdictional government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, and the private sector to work with the ACD, CDC in their development of advice and recommendations to CDC. The DSW work may result in reports of findings, observations, outcomes, etc. with the intention of enhancing the framing and implementation of CDC's DMI Strategy.

Terms of Reference

DSW Recommendations Report

DSW Workforce Recommendations

Data and Surveillance Workgroup Members




Julie Morita, MD
DSW Co-Chair

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Executive Vice President

Nirav Shah, MD, MPH
DSW Co-Chair

Olea.Health and Stanford University

Chief Medical Officer at Olea.Health and Senior Scholar at Stanford University

David Fleming, MD

University of Washington School of Public Health

Clinical Associate Professor

Rhonda Meadows, MD

Providence Population Health


James Daniel, MPH

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Public Health Lead for State and Local Government

Annie Fine, MD

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

Chief Science and Surveillance Officer, Senior Advisor to Data Modernization Initiative

Bryant Karras, MD

State of Washington, Department of Health, Public Health Laboratories

Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Sr. Epidemiologist

Abel Kho, MD, MS, FACMI

Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Center for Health Information Partnerships (CHIP), and Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine (I.AIM)

Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Director of the Center for Health Information Partnerships (CHIP), and Director of the Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine (I.AIM)

Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH

Harvard Medical School

Director, Computational Health Informatics Program
Boston Children’s Hospital, Donald A.B. Lindberg Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics

Deven Mcgraw, JD, MPH

Invitae Corporation and Citizen Corporation

Invitae Corporation(San Francisco) Lead, Data Stewardship and Data Sharing, Ciitizen Platform and Ciitizen Corporation(Palo Alto, CA) Co-founder & Chief Regulatory Officer

Valerie Rogers, MPH

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Director, Government Relations

Roni Rosenfeld, PhD, MSc

Carnegie Mellon University

Head, Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science

Anne Zink, MD, FACEP

Alaska Department of Health & Social Services

Chief Medical Officer