Organization

Office of the Director
  • Director
    Deirdre Lawrence Kittner, PhD, MPH
  • Acting Deputy Director
    Jenny Brown
  • Deputy Director for Research Translation
    Brian King, PhD, MPH
  • Associate Director for Science
    Brian Armour, PhD
  • Medical Officer
    Brenna VanFrank, MD, MSPH
  • Associate Director for Health Equity
    Natasha Buchanan Lunsford, PhD, MA
  • Senior Health Scientist
    Paul Melstrom, PhD, PharmD
Policy, Planning, and Coordination Unit
  • Associate Director for Policy
    Kathy Gallagher, BS
Health Communications Branch
  • Branch Chief
    Diane Beistle, BA
Epidemiology Branch
  • Branch Chief
    Linda Neff, PhD
Program Services Branch
  • Branch Chief
    Karla Sneegas, MPH
Global Tobacco Control Branch
  • Branch Chief
    Indu Ahluwalia, PhD, MPH