Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Readiness and Response (BSC, ORR)
Board of Scientific Counselors,
Office of Readiness and Response (BSC, ORR)Office of Readiness and Response
Designated Federal Officer – Ian Williams, Ph.D., M.S.
The Board of Scientific Counselors, Office of Readiness and Response (BSC, ORR or Board) shall provide advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), HHS; the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and to the Director, ORR, CDC. The Board provides advice and recommends strategies and goals for readiness and response activities pertaining to programs and research within the agency and the ORR divisions and monitors the overall strategic direction and focus of the ORR divisions and offices. The Board may perform second-level peer review of applications for grants-in-aid for research and research training activities, cooperative agreements, and research contract proposals relating to the broad areas within the center.
- Charter [PDF – 174 KB]
- Roster [PDF – 56 KB]
- Board of Scientific Counselors, Center for Preparedness and Response website
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