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 – 778 KB] to learn more about NCHS’ organizational structure.


Office of the Director

Brian C. Moyer, Ph.D., Director

Carolyn M. Greene, M.D., Principal Deputy Director

James Craver, Deputy Director for Management and Operations

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

Kiana Morris, Senior Advisor to the Director; Chief Strategy Officer

Kali Kong, Senior Advisor for International Affairs

Ryne Paulose, Ph.D., Senior Advisor for Engagement

Office of Science

Amy Branum, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Science

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 Policy, Budget and Legislation

John N. Halter, J.D.
Associate Director for Policy

Office of Information Services

Dagny E.P. Olivares
Associate Director for Communication

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

Office of Informatics, Governance, and Assurance

James Craver
Director (Acting)

Division of Analysis and Epidemiology

Irma E. Arispe, Ph.D.

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

Division of Vital Statistics

Paul Sutton, Ph.D.
Director (Acting)

  • Data Acquisition Classification and Evaluation Branch
  • Information Technology Branch
  • Statistical Analysis and Surveillance Branch
  • Partner Engagement and Data Dissemination Branch

Division of Health Care Statistics

Carol DeFrances, Ph.D.

  • Data Analytics and Production Branch
  • Planning and Operations 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