Organization Chart

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OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR


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* Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

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Divisions

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Division of Cancer Prevention and Control

Division of Diabetes Translation

Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

Division of Oral Health

Division of Population Health

Division of Reproductive Health

Office on Smoking and Health

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Office of the Director

Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Director

Gregory Crawford, PhD, MSPH, Deputy Director
Dee Wetterhall, Management Officer
Tim Carney, PhD, MPH, MBA, Associate Director for Informatics
Sean Cucchi, MHA, Associate Director for Policy
Gabbi Promoff, MA, Associate Director for Communication Science
Stacy De Jesus, MPH, Associate Director for the Office of Public Health Practice
Natasha Buchanan Lunsford, PhD, Senior Advisor for HE, SDOH, and DEIA*
* Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

Peter Briss, MD, MPH, Medical Director
Rachel Kaufmann, PhD, MPH, Associate Director for Science
Leonard Jack, Jr., PhD, MSc, Editor in Chief, Preventing Chronic Disease

Divisions

Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH, Director
Frances Babcock, BS, MT, CTR, Deputy Director

Division of Diabetes Translation
Christopher S. Holliday, PhD, MPH, MA, FACHE, Director
Donald Betts, MPA, Deputy Director

Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Janet S. Wright, MD, FACC, Director
Mattie Gilliam, Deputy Director

Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
Ruth Petersen, MD, MPH, Director
Ann O’Connor, MPA, Deputy Director

Division of Oral Health
Casey Hannan, MPH, Director
Wilbert “DeWitt” Thornton, MA, Deputy Director

Division of Population Health
Craig W. Thomas, PhD, Director
Brooke Tripp, MPA, Deputy Director

Division of Reproductive Health
RADM Wanda D. Barfield, MD, MPH, FAAP, RADM USPHS (ret.), Director
Victoria Wright, MPH, Deputy Director

Office on Smoking and Health
Deirdre Lawrence Kittner, PhD, MPH, Director
Jenny Brown, Deputy Director

Page last reviewed: August 30, 2022