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Federal Interagency Workgroup

Within the Federal Government, the Federal Interagency Workgroup (FIW) led the Healthy People 2020 development effort. FIW members include representatives from U.S. Department of Health and Human Service agencies and offices as well as:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Department of Transportation 
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FIW drew on the diverse backgrounds and expertise of its member agencies, lessons learned from past Healthy People efforts, broad-based public comment, and the work of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020.