Henrietta Kuoh, MPH

Henrietta Kuoh

Associate Director of Program Implementation, Division of Overdose Prevention


Areas of Expertise

  • Overdose program development
  • Overdose program implementation
  • Overdose technical assistance strategies and support

Henrietta Kuoh is the associate director of Program Implementation (ADPI) for the Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control  at CDC. As ADPI, Henrietta provides leadership on the development and implementation of DOP programmatic initiatives aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality associated with drug overdoses and supports the execution of its overarching strategic priorities. She guides efforts to strengthen implementation of overdose surveillance and prevention strategies; leverages programmatic data and research findings to inform development and/or application of  guidance, policies, and interventions; leverages program synergies to improve coordination and efficiencies; and fosters opportunities for cross-program learning.  She also informs efforts to increase the scope, reach, and impact of the division’s initiatives and establishes and maintains partnerships in service of DOP’s priorities. Henrietta has been with CDC for more than 12 years and has more than 17 years of experience supporting the development and implementation of injury and violence prevention programs at the federal, state, and local levels. Henrietta earned a Master of Public Health degree from Boston University.