About CDC's Injury Center: Organization and Leadership

Injury Center org chart

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The Office of the Director is supported by the Office of Policy and Partnerships (OPP), the Office of Communication (OC), the Office of the Associate Director for Science (OADS), the Office of Program Management and Operations (OPMO), the Opioid Response Coordinating Unit (ORCU), and three divisions.

The divisions consist of the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (DUIP), the Division of Violence Prevention (DVP), and the Division of Analysis, Research and Practice Integration (DARPI).


  1. Home, Recreation, and Transportation Branch
    • Transportation Safety Team
    • Home and Recreation Team
  2. Health Systems and Trauma Systems Branch
    • Prescription Drug Overdose Team
    • Traumatic Brain Injury Team
    • Health Systems Team


  1. Surveillance Branch
    • Mortality Surveillance Team
    • Morbidity and Behavioral Surveillance Team
    • Surveillance Coordination Team
  2. Research and Evaluation Branch
    • Youth Violence, Suicide, and Elder Maltreatment Team
    • Sexual Violence and Child Maltreatment Team
    • Intimate Partner Violence and Teen Dating Violence Team
  3. Prevention Practice and Translation Branch
    • Child Maltreatment/Youth, Teen Dating and Intimate Partner Violence Team
    • Sexual Violence Team
    • Program Evaluation and Translation Team
  4. Special Surveys and Prevention Initiatives Branch (Proposed)
    • Implementation Team
    • Data Team


  1. Statistics, Programming, and Economics Branch
    • Statistics Team
    • Programming Team
    • Health Economics and Policy Research Team
    • Informatics Systems and Security Team
  2. Practice Integration and Evaluation Branch
    • Violence and Injury Prevention Team
    • Evaluation and Integration Team.