Leadership

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
CPR Org Chart
CPR Leadership Team

Office of the Director


Division of Emergency Operations

  • Director (Acting): Deb Lubar, PhD
    • Emergency Risk Communication Branch: Dagny E.P. Olivares, MPA
    • Resource Support Branch: Bryan Taylor, MSS
    • Operations Branch: Luis C. Poblano
    • Plans, Training, Exercise and Evaluation Branch: David Kennedy, MBA

Division of Select Agents and Toxins

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

Division of Sate and Local Readiness

  • Director: Christine Kosmos, RN, BSN, MS
    • Program Services Branch: Mark Davis, BA
    • Applied Science and Evaluation Branch: Rachel Avchen, PhD
    • Field Services Branch:Randolph Daley, DVM, MPH
    • Public Health and Health Systems Capacity Building Branch: David Hunter, MPH, MSW, BA
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