Director: Dr. John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM
John Dreyzehner

Dr. John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM is the director of the Center for Preparedness and Response (CPR). Dr. Dreyzehner is a highly respected national leader in the field of public health, with a career emphasis on preparedness and response, including serving as the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Preparedness Policy Committee Chair, National Homeland Security Consortium Tri-Chair, and the NEMA-ASTHO-GHSAC Policy Committee Co-Chair.

CPR Organization

Nov 2020 CPR org chart

CPR Leadership Team

Office of the Director

Director: John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM

Division of Emergency Operations

  • Director: Chris Brown, PhD, MPH, CPH
    • Operations Branch, Branch Chief: Luis C. Poblano
    • Plans, Training, Exercise and Evaluation Branch, Branch Chief: David Kennedy, MBA
    • Resource Support Branch, Branch Chief: Bryan Taylor, MSS
    • Emergency Risk Communication Branch, Branch Chief: Dagny E.P. Olivares, MPA

Division of Select Agents and Toxins

  • Director: Samuel Edwin, PhD
    • Program Management and Operations Branch, Branch Chief: Tammy Gorny, MPA
    • Operations Branch, Branch Chief: Von McClee, MS

Division of State and Local Readiness

  • Director: Christine Kosmos, RN, BSN, MS
    • Applied Science and Evaluation Branch, Branch Chief: Rachel Avchen, PhD
    • Field Assignee Services Branch, Branch Chief: Randolph Daley, DVM, MPH
    • Program Implementation, Branch Chief: David Hunter, MPH, MSW, BA
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