About CDC's Injury Center: Leadership

Office of the Director

Debra Houry

Debra Houry, MD, MPH
Director’s Page

Division of Overdose Prevention

Grant Baldwin

Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH


Division topic areas include Drug OverdoseOpioid Overdose, Overdose Data to Action, Drug-Free Communities, RxAwareness Campaign, Opioid Prescribing Guideline resources for providers and patients, Acute Pain Resources, Public Health and Public Safety Collaboration, Cannabis, and Health Systems and Research.

Division of Violence Prevention

Jim Mercy

James A. Mercy, PhD


Division topic areas include Child Maltreatment, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual ViolenceTeen Dating Violence, and Youth Violence.