NCHS Organization

The National Center for Health Statistics is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services.

View the NCHS Organizational Chart [PDF – 715 KB] to learn more about NCHS’ organizational structure.


Office of the Director

Brian C. Moyer, Ph.D., Director

Carolyn M. Greene, M.D., Deputy Director for Programs

James Craver, Deputy Director for Management and Operations

Amy Branum, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science

Travis Hoppe, Ph.D., Associate Director for Data Analytics and Data Science

Kiana Morris, Senior Advisor to the Director

Office of Management and Operations

Richard H. Connor
Management Officer

  • Business Operations and Services Staff
  • Business Logistics Staff
  • Workforce and Career Development Staff

Office of Planning, Budget and Legislation

John N. Halter, JD

Office of Information Services

Dagny E.P. Olivares
Associate Director for Communication

  • Information Dissemination Staff
  • Information Design and Publishing Staff
  • Public Affairs Staff

Classifications and Public Health Data Standards Staff

Donna Pickett

Office of Information Technology

Sherry Brown-Scoggins

  • Information Technology Solutions & Services Staff

Division of Analysis and Epidemiology

Irma E. Arispe, Ph.D.

  • Health Promotion Statistics Branch
  • Measures Research & Evaluation Branch
  • Data Linkage Methodology & Analysis Branch
  • Population Health Reporting & Dissemination Branch

Division of Vital Statistics

Steven Schwartz, Ph.D.

  • Data Acquisition Classification and Evaluation Branch
  • Mortality Statistics Branch
  • Reproductive Statistics Branch
  • Information Technology Branch

Division of Health Care Statistics

Carol DeFrances, Ph.D.

  • Ambulatory and Hospital Care Statistics Branch
  • Long-Term Care Statistics Branch
  • Technical Services Branch

Division of Health Interview Statistics

Stephen J. Blumberg, Ph.D.

  • Data Production and Systems Branch
  • Survey Planning and Special Surveys Branch
  • Data Analysis and Quality Assurance Branch

Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Alan Simon, M.D.

  • Analysis Branch
  • Informatics Branch
  • Operations Branch
  • Planning Branch

Division of Research and Methodology

Jennifer D. Parker, Ph.D.

  • Collaborating Center for Statistical Research and Survey Design
  • Collaborating Center for Questionnaire Design and Evaluation Research
  • Research Data Center