About the Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy, CDC

The Office of the Associate Director for Policy and Strategy’s (OADPS) mission is to identify and advance opportunities to use policy, leverage health system transformation and engage other sectors to improve the public’s health.

OADPS features an Office of the Director; the Office of Health System Collaboration; and the Policy Research, Analysis, and Development Office.

OADPS’s priorities are to:

  • Identify high-value prevention and public health policies and interventions
  • Increase the understanding and use of credible evidence of prevention’s impact by policy makers, health care and public health
  • Catalyze collaboration among public health, health care and other sectors