About CDC’s Injury Center: Organization

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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 and Innovation (OSI)
  • Office of Communication (OC)
  • Office of Policy and Partnerships (OPP)
  • Office of Program Management and 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 and Web Applications Team
    • Data Science Team
  • Program Implementation and Evaluation Branch
    • State, Local, and 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 and Surveillance Branch
    • Mortality Team
    • Morbidity Team
    • State and Local Technical Assistance Team A
  • Health Systems and Research Branch
    • Clinical Practice Team
    • Applied Research, Evaluation and Integration Team
  • Prevention Programs and Evaluation Branch
    • Applied Prevention Science Team
    • Program Evaluation Team
    • Public Health and Public Safety
    • State and 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 and Behavioral Surveillance Team
    • Surveillance Coordination Team
  • Research and Evaluation Branch
    • Youth Violence and Emerging Topics Team
    • Child Abuse, Neglect and Adversity Team
    • Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Team
  • Prevention Practice & Translation Branch
    • Adversity Prevention and Implementation Practice Team
    • Sexual Violence Prevention Team 1
    • Sexual Violence Prevention Team 2
    • Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Team
    • Technical Assistance Coordination and Translation Team
  • Field Epidemiology and Prevention Branch
    • Implementation Team
    • Data Team