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Director: Stephen C. Redd

Dr. Stephen Redd

Stephen C. Redd, is the Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science and Director for the Center for Preparedness and Response (CPR).  He served as CDC’s acting principal deputy director from January to March 2018.

Prior to these leadership posts, Dr. Redd was Director of CDC’s Influenza Coordination Unit. During the H1N1 pandemic, he served as Incident Commander for the nearly year-long response.


PHPR Organization

CPR Leadership Team

Office of the Director

Division of Emergency Operations

  • Director: Ed Rouse (Acting)
    • Emergency and Risk Communications Branch
    • Logistics Support Branch
    • Operations Branch
    • Plans, Training, Exercise and Evaluation Branch

Division of Select Agents and Toxins

  • Director: Samuel Edwin
    • Operations Branch
    • Program Services Branch
    • Program Management and Operations Branch

Division of Sate and Local Readiness

  • Director: Chris Kosmos
    • Program Services Branch
    • Applied Science and Evaluation Branch
    • Field Services Branch
    • Capacity Building Branch