About CDC’s Injury Center: Organization

Injury Center Org Chart

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The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC’s “Injury Center,” includes the Office of the Director and three divisions.

The Office of the Director is led by the Director, the Deputy Director (DD), and the Deputy Director for Management and Operations (DDMO). It includes these elements:

  • Office of Informatics (OI)
  • Office of Science (OS)
    • Extramural Research Program Office (ERPO)
  • Office of Strategy & Innovation (OSI)
  • Office of Communication (OC)
  • Office of Policy & Partnerships (OPP)
  • Office of Program Management & Operations (OPMO)

The Injury Center includes three divisions:

  • Division of Injury Prevention (DIP)
  • Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP)
  • Division of Violence Prevention (DVP)

The Division of Injury Prevention includes the following branches and teams.

  • Applied Science Branch
    • Transportation Safety Team
    • Traumatic Brain Injury Team
    • Safety Promotion Team
    • Suicide Prevention Team
  • Data Analytics Branch
    • Economics Team
    • Applied Statistics Team
    • Programming & Web Applications Team
    • Data Science Team
  • Program Implementation & Evaluation Branch
    • State, Local, & Tribal Support Team
    • Evaluation Team

The Division of Overdose Prevention includes the following branches and teams.

  • Communication Branch
    • Communication Services
    • Education, Campaigns and Implementation
  • Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch
    • Mortality Team
    • Morbidity Team
    • State & Local Technical Assistance Team A
  • Health Systems & Research Branch
    • Clinical Practice Team
    • Applied Research, Evaluation & Integration Team
  • Prevention Programs & Evaluation Branch
    • Applied Prevention Science Team
    • Program Evaluation Team
    • Field Services Team
    • State & Local Technical Assistance Team B
  • Drug-Free Communities Branch
    • Community Assistance, Team A
    • Community Assistance, Team B

The Division of Violence Prevention includes the following branches and teams.

  • Surveillance Branch
    • Mortality Surveillance Team
    • Morbidity & Behavioral Surveillance Team
    • Surveillance Coordination Team
  • Research & Evaluation Branch
    • Youth Violence & Emerging Topics Team
    • Child Abuse, Neglect & Adversity Team
    • Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence Team
  • Prevention Practice & Translation Branch
    • Adversity Prevention and Implementation Practice Team
    • Sexual Violence Team
    • Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Team
    • Technical Assistance Coordination & Translation Team
  • Field Epidemiology & Prevention Branch
    • Implementation Team
    • Data Team