Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD)

Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD)
Designated Federal Officer

Debra Houry, MD, MPH

Debra Houry, MD, MPH, is the Acting Principal Deputy Director of CDC, and the Designated Federal Officer for the Advisory Committee to the Director. Since 2014, Dr. Houry served as director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) at CDC.

On December 10, 2021, Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky addressed the re-established Advisory Committee to the Director. This marked an important step forward for CDC. The committee will further support CDC’s mission to protect health through health promotion, prevention, and preparedness.