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Director: Stephen C. Redd, MD, RADM

Dr. Stephen ReddRADM Stephen C. Redd, MD, is Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In his current role, Dr. Redd leads CDC's public health preparedness and response activities. His center is responsible for state and local readiness, the regulation of select agents and toxins, emergency operations, and managing the nation’s stockpile of emergency medical countermeasures.  


PHPR Organization

Office of the Director

Division of Emergency Operations

  • Director: Jeff Bryant, MS, MSS
    • Emergency and Risk Communications Branch
    • Logistics Support Branch
    • Operations Branch
    • Plans, Training, Exercise and Evaluation Branch

Division of Select Agents and Toxins

  • Director: Samuel Edwin, PhD
    • Operations Branch
    • Program Services Branch
    • Program Management and Operations Branch

Division of Sate and Local Readiness

  • Director: Chris Kosmos, BSN
    • Program Services Branch
    • Applied Science and Evaluation Branch
    • Field Services Branch
    • Capacity Building Branch

Division of Strategic National Stockpile

  • Director: Greg Burel, BBA
    • Logistics Branch
    • Planning and Analysis Branch
    • Response Branch