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Healthy People 2020 Workgroup Coordinators

Access to Health Services

Anne Dievler, Ph.D

Senior Public Health Analyst
Office of Research and Evaluation
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 10-29

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-1754
Fax: 301-443-2286
Bob McNellis, M.P.H., P.A.

Center for Primary Care, Prevention and Clinical Partnerships
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Room 6107

Rockville, MD 20850
Voice: 301-427-1888
Fax: 301-427-1595

Adolescent Health

Trina Menden Anglin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Adolescent Health Branch
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
Parklawn Building, Room 18W-53
5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-4291
Fax: 301-443-1296
William (Bill) Potts-Datema

Acting Senior Advisor
Division of Adolescent and School Health
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KOGR Bldg COLUM Room 4106, Mailstop K-31

Atlanta, GA 30341
Voice: 770-488-6116
Wilma M. Robinson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Deputy Director
Office of Adolescent Health
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 700

Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: 240-276-8610
Fax: 240-453-2801

Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Chronic Back Conditions

Kamil Barbour, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Epidemiologist
Arthritis Program
Division of Population Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, MS F-78

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: Iyk1@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-5145
Fax: 770-488-5965
Charles G. (Chad) Helmick, M.D.

Captain, U.S. Public Health Service (Ret.)
Medical Epidemiologist

Arthritis Program
Division of Population Health

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, MS F-78

Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
Email: cgh1@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-5464
Fax: 770-488-5965
Joan A. McGowan, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health
1 Democracy Plaza, MSC 4872
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 800

Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Voice: 301-594-5055
James S. Panagis, M.D., M.P.H.

CAPT, USPHS
Director, Orthopaedics Program
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 800

Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Voice: 301-594-3513
Fax: 301-480-1284
Phil Tonkins, LCDR, USPHS

LCDR, USPHS
Health Scientist Administrator
Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health
1 Democracy Plaza
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 880

Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Voice: 301-594-4979
Fax: 301-480-1284

Blood Disorders and Blood Safety

Tina Turgel, B.S.N., R.N.-B.C.

Nurse Consultant
Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane. Room 18-A-19

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-5599
Ellen M. Werner, Ph.D.

Program Director
Blood Diseases Branch
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7950

Bethesda, MD 20892-7950
Voice: 301-435-0050
Fax: 301-480-1046

Cancer

Kathleen Cronin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Branch Chief
Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
6116 Executive Boulevard, Room 5051
Bethesda, MD 20892 (Normal Correspondence)
Rockville, MD 20852 (Overnight Courier)

Voice: 301-435-2792
Fax: 301-480-2046
Lisa C. Richardson, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Director for Science
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-52

Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
Voice: 770-488-4351
Fax: 770-488-4760
Martina V. Taylor, M.T., ASCP

Senior Prevention Science Advisor
Office of the Director
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 5E-430

Bethesda, MD 20892-9784
Voice: 240-276-7067
Fax: 240-276-7846

Chronic Kidney Disease

Lawrence Agodoa, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Director
Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Renal Disease Programs
Office of Minority Health Research Coordination
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
2 Democracy Plaza, Room 653
6707 Democracy Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892-5454
Voice: 301-594-1932
Fax: 301-594-9358
Paul W. Eggers, Ph.D.

Program Director for Kidney and Urology Epidemiology
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
2 Democracy Plaza, Room 615
6707 Democracy Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-594-8305
Fax: 301-480-3510
Desmond Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Branch Chief
Team Lead for the CDC CKD Initiative
Epidemiology and Statistics Branch
Division of Diabetes Translation
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-10

Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
Voice: 770-488-1158
Fax: 404-929-2861

Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease

Lynda Anderson, Ph.D.

Director, Healthy Aging Program
Division of Adult and Community Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-38

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: laa0@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-5998
Fax: 770-488-8488
Dallas Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Program Director, Population Studies
Dementias of Aging Branch
Division of Neuroscience
National Institute on Aging
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, MSC9205
Gateway Building, Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20892 (Courier service use 20814)

Voice: 301-402-6693
Fax: 301-496-1494
Marie A. Bernard, M.D.

Deputy Director National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC-2292 Building 31, Room 5C-35
Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Voice: 301-496-0216
Fax: 301-496-2525
Zita E. Givens

Program Analyst
Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, Room 5C-05

Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Voice: 301-451-8394
Melinda Kelley, Ph.D.

Senior Health Policy Analyst

Office of Legislation, Policy, and International Activities

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health

Building 31, Room 5C-05

31 Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-451-8835

Diabetes

Ed Gregg

Epidemiologist

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Office of Noncommunicable Diseases, Injury and Environmental Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHAM Building 107, Room 01126, MS F73

Chamblee, GA 30341
Voice: 770-488-1273
Fax: 770-488-1148
Peter Savage

Senior Scientific Advisor

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institutes of Health

6707 Democracy Boulevard, MSC 5460

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-594-8858
Fax: 301-480-0475

Disability and Health

Julia Abercrombie, M.P.H.

Public Health Analyst

Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: Gun2@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-498-4054
Fax: 404-498-3550
Margaret L. Campbell, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist for Planning and Policy Support
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
U.S. Department of Education
Potomac Center Plaza (PCP)
550 12th Street, SW

Washington, DC 20202
Voice: 202-245-7290
Fax: 202-245-7643
Michael H. Fox, Sc.D.

Associate Director for Science
Division of Human Development and Disability
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: imv9@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-498-3806
Fax: 404-498-3060
Rosemarie Kobau, M.P.H., M.A.P.P.

Public Health Advisor
Arthritis, Epilepsy & Well-Being Branch
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-51

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: rmk4@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-6087
Fax: 770-488-5486
Louis Quatrano, Ph.D.

Program Director, BSRE, NCMRR
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 2A03, MSC 7510
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510
Rockville, MD 20852 (For express/courier service)

Voice: 301-402-4221
Fax: 301-402-0832
Lisa B. Sinclair, M.P.H.

Health Science Policy Analyst
Division of Human Development and Disability
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: lvs4@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-498-3019
Fax: 404-498-3060

Early and Middle Childhood

Trina Menden Anglin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Adolescent Health Branch
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
Parklawn Building, Room 18W-53
5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-4291
Fax: 301-443-1296
Katherine A. Beckmann, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Senior Policy Analyst for Early Childhood Health and Development
Administration for Children and Families
901 D Street, S.W. 6th Floor West

Washington, DC 20447
Voice: 202-260-5493
Angelika H. Claussen, Ph.D.

Research Psychologist
Division of Human Development and Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS E-88

Atlanta, GA 30340
Voice: 404-498-3557
Kyle Peplinski, M.A.

Program Analyst      

Maternal and Child Health Bureau       

Health Resources and Services Administration       

5600 Fisher Lane, Room 12-85

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-7758
D. Camille Smith, M.S., Ed.S.

Educational Psychologist
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS E-86

Atlanta, GA 30340
Voice: 404-498-3557

Educational and Community-Based Programs

Chandak Ghosh, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Consultant for Federal Policy
Health Resources and Services Administration
Office of Regional Operations
26 Federal Plaza, 3337

New York, NY 10278
Voice: 212-264-2545
Fax: 212-264-2673
Audrey Williams, M.P.H.

Public Health Advisor
Division of Adult and Community Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-50

Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
Voice: 770-488-5941
Fax: 770-488-5974

Environmental Health

William Jirles, M.P.H.

Program Analyst
Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
P.O. Box 12233, Room NH 210, MD NH-07
111 Alexander Drive

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Voice: 919-541-2637
Fax: 919-541-2583
Chinaro Kennedy, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Senior Health Scientist
Office of Science
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
National Center for Environmental Health
4770 Buford Highway

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: gjn5@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-3639
Fax: 770-488-3377

Family Planning

Tasmeen Weik, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

Health Scientist
Office of Populations Affairs
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
1101 Wootton Pkwy, Suite 700

Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: (240) 453-2802

Food Safety

Elisa L. Elliot, Ph.D.

Microbiologist
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Office of Food Defense, Communication and Emergency Response
Food and Drug Administration
FDA CFSAN OFDCER HFS-15
4300 River Road, Room 3162

College Park, MD 20740
Voice: 240-402-2049
Fax: 301-436-3221
Timothy Ihry, D.V.M., M.S.A., D.A.C.V.P.M.

Veterinary Epidemiologist
Applied Epidemiology Division
Food Safety and Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1616 Capitol Avenue, Suite 260

Omaha, NE 68102
Voice: 402-344-5161
Fax: 402-344-5166

Genomics

Katherine A. Kolor, Ph.D., M.S., C.G.C.

Policy Officer
Office of Public Health Genomics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, N.E., MS-E61
Atlanta, GA 30333
Courier deliveries:    
1825 Century Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30345

Voice: 404-498-0079
Fax: 404-498-0140
Gurvaneet Randhawa, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Officer
Senior Advisor on Clinical Genomics and Personalized Medicine
Center for Outcomes and Evidence
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road

Rockville, MD 20850
Voice: 301-427-1619
Fax: 301-427-1639

Global Health

Charles Adam Brush, M.S.W., M.P.H.

Public Health Analyst
Office of the Associate Director for Policy
Center for Global Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS-D69

Atlanta, GA 30329
Email: Bio2@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-639-3112
Lorraine Navarrete

Binational Operations Coordinator, MSA, Inc. (CTR)
U.S. Section, U.S.-México Border Health Commission
Office of Global Affairs

Voice: 915-532-1006
Fax: 915-532-1697
José Luis Velasco, M.S.W.

Executive Director
U.S. Section, U.S.-México Border Health Commission
Office of the Americas, Office of Global Affairs
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
211 N. Florence, Suite 101

El Paso, TX 79935
Voice: 915-532-1006 ext. 101
Fax: 915-532-1697

Health Communication and Health Information Technology

Cynthia Baur, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Health Communication and Marketing
National Center for Health Marketing
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS-E69

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: cbaur@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-498-6411
Fax: 404-498-0988
Kelly Cronin, M.P.H., M.S.

Health Reform Coordinator
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
200 Independence Ave, S.W., Room 729D6

Washington, DC 20201
Voice: 202-690-7151
Fax: 202-690-6079
Linda Harris, Ph.D.

Public Health Advisor
Team Lead, Health Communication and eHealth
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100

Rockville, MD 20815
Voice: 240-453-8262
Fax: 240-453-8281

Health-Related Quality of Life & Well-Being

William W. Thompson, Ph.D.

Health-Related Quality of Life Team
Arthritis, Epilepsy, and Quality of Life Branch
Division of Adult and Community Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-51

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: wct2@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-5514
Fax: 770-488-5486
Julie Dawson Weeks, Ph.D.

Chief (acting), Aging and Chronic Disease Studies Branch
Project Director, Longitudinal Studies of Aging
Office of Analysis and Epidemiology
National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
3311 Toledo Road, Room 6327

Hyattsville, MD 20782
Voice: 301-458-4562
Matthew Zack, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Epidemiologist
Office of Noncommunicable Diseases, Injury and Environmental Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-51

Chamblee, GA 30340
Email: mmz1@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-5460
Fax: 770-488-5486

Healthcare-Associated Infections

James I. Cleeman, M.D.

Senior Medical Officer
Director, Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Room 3238

Rockville, MD 20850
Voice: 301-427-1330
Fax: 301-427-1341
Dale J. Hu, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Director
Division of Health Care Quality
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL-100

Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: 240-453-8275
Fax: 240-453-8281
Arjun Srinivasan, M.D., FSHEA

CAPT USPHS
Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs
Medical Director, Get Smart for Healthcare
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS A-07

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: beu8@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-639-2303
Fax: 404-639-2647

Hearing and Other Sensory or Communication Disorders

May S. Chiu, B.A.

Program Analyst
Epidemiology and Statistics Program
Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health
Executive Plaza South Building, Suite 400A
6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7180

Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Voice: 301-402-1843
Fax: 301-402-0390
Howard J. Hoffman

Program Director for Epidemiology and Statistics
Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health
Executive Plaza South Building, Suite 400A
6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7180

Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Voice: 301-435-1349
Fax: 301-402-0390
Chuan-Ming Li, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Statistician (Health/Medicine)
Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Executive Plaza South, Suite 400A
6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7180

Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Voice: 301-402-1843
Fax: 301-402-0390
Lonnie L. Lisle

Office of Health Communication and Public Liaison
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 3C-35
31 Center Drive, MSC 2320

Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
Voice: 301-496-7243
Fax: 301-402-0018

Heart Disease and Stroke

Yuling Hong, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Director for Science
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-47

Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
Email: ico2@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-8387
Fax: 770-488-8151
Joylene John-Sowah, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Officer
Division for the Application of Research Discoveries
National Heart and Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Suite 4A10
31 Center Drive, MSC 2480

Bethesda, MD 20892-2480
Voice: 301-496-1051
Fax: 301-402-1051
Fleetwood Loustalot, Ph.D., F.N.P., LCDR, USPHS

LCDR, USPHS
Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-47

Atlanta, GA 30341
Voice: 770-488-5198
Fax: 770-488-8334
Katie Jakubs Pahigiannis, Ph.D.

Health Science Policy Analyst
Office of Science Policy and Planning
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, Room 8A03

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-496-9271
Fax: 301-480-9172
Paul A. Scott, Ph.D.

Director
Office of Science Policy and Planning
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, Room 8A03, MSC 2540

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-496-9271
Fax: 301-480-9172

HIV

Pamela Wilson, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C

Division of Science and Policy
Policy Development Branch
HIV/AIDS Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
Parklawn Building, Room 7-18
5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-4321
Fax: 301-443-3323
Richard J. Wolitski, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor for Strategic Indicators
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton RD N.E., MS D-21

Atlanta, GA 30333
Voice: 404-639-1939
Fax: 404-639-0897

Immunization and Infectious Diseases

Rebecca Gold, J.D.

Policy Analyst
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CORP Building 12, Room 5401, MS E-05

Atlanta, GA 30329-1902
Email: rgold@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-639-8684
Fax: 404-639-8626
C. Erik Williams

Office of Program Planning and Policy Coordination
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, N.E., MS E-07
8 Corporate Square, Room 6021

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: gqu2@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-639-8062
Fax: 404-639-8600

Injury and Violence Prevention

Gwendolyn Haile Cattledge, Ph.D., M.S.E.H., F.A.C.E.

Deputy Associate Director for Science
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway N.E., Mailstop F-63

Atlanta, GA 30341
Voice: 770-488-1430 or 770-488-4655
Fax: 770-488-3560

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

Gem P. Daus, M.A.

Public Health Analyst
Office of Health Equity
Office of Special Health Affairs
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, 12-70

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-2462
Fax: 301-443-7853
Samuel (Sam) Wu, Pharm.D.

Public Health Advisor
Office of Minority Health
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600

Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: 240-453-6173
Fax: 240-453-8223

Maternal, Infant, and Child Health

Danielle T. Barradas, Ph.D.

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Public Health Service
Liaison to CMS/Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
Division of Reproductive Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway N.E., MS K-22

Atlanta, GA 30340
Voice: (770) 488-6286
Fax: (770) 488-6291
Nicole F. Dowling, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Science
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road N.E., MS E-86

Atlanta, GA 30333
Voice: 404-498-0071
Reem M. Ghandour, Dr.P.H., M.P.A.

Public Health Analyst
Office of Epidemiology, Policy and Evaluation
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18-41

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-3786
Fax: 301-443-9354

Medical Product Safety

Mary Ghods, R.Ph.

Pharmacist
Office of the Center Director - Safe Use Initiative
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
WO51 RM1355
10903 New Hampshire Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20993
Voice: 301-796-7637
Francis Kalush, Ph.D.

Health Scientist
Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20993
Voice: 301-796-5429
Dale Slavin

Office of Planning and Informatics
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
WO51 Room 1352
10903 New Hampshire Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20993
Voice: 301-796-3757

Mental Health and Mental Disorders

Donna Bush, Ph.D., F-ABFT

Forensic Toxicologist

Division of Evaluation, Analysis and Quality

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 2-1033

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 240-276-2602
Fax: 240-276-1260
Amy B. Goldstein, Ph.D.

Acting Associate Director for Prevention
Chief, Child and Adolescent Preventive Intervention Program
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 7133, MSC 9633

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-496-7227
Fax: 301-443-4045

Nutrition and Weight Status

Deborah A. Galuska, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Director for Science
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-24

Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
Voice: 770-488-6017
Fax: 770-488-6500
Van S. Hubbard, M.D., Ph.D., Rear Admiral, USPHS (ret.)

Rear Admiral, USPHS (ret.)
Director
Division of Nutrition Research Coordination
National Institutes of Health
2 Democracy Plaza, Room 631
6707 Democracy Boulevard, MSC 5461

Bethesda, MD 20892-5461
Voice: 301-594-8827
Fax: 301-480-3768
WenYen Juan, Ph.D.

Nutrition Assessment and Evaluation Team
Office of Nutrition, Labeling and Dietary Supplements
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
5100 Paint Branch Parkway, HFS-830

College Park, MD 20740-3835
Voice: 240-402-1790
Fax: 301-436-1191
Mark A. Kantor, Ph.D.

Nutrition Assessment and Evaluation Team
Office of Nutrition, Labeling and Dietary Supplements
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
U. S. Food and Drug Administration
5100 Paint Branch Parkway

Room 3D-034, HFS-830

College Park, MD 20740-3835
Voice: 240-402-2082
Fax: 301-436-1191

Occupational Safety and Health

Elizabeth Hofer, B.S.

Public Health Analyst

Office of the Director

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1600 Clifton Road, MS E-20

Atlanta, GA 30333
Voice: 404-498-0198
Lore Jackson Lee, M.P.H.

Public Health Analyst
Office of the Director
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, MS E-20

Atlanta, GA 30333
Voice: 404-498-2589

Older Adults

Marie A. Bernard, M.D.

Deputy Director
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive MSC-2292
Building 31, Room 5C-35

Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Voice: 301- 496-0216
Fax: 301-496-2525
Zita E. Givens

Program Analyst
Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, Room 5C-05

Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Voice: 301-451-8394
Melinda Kelley, Ph.D.

Senior Health Policy Analyst

Office of Legislation, Policy, and International Activities

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health

Building 31, Room 5C-05

31 Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-451-8835
Jane Tilly, Dr.P.H., M.P.A.

Aging Program Services Specialist

Office of Supportive and Community Services

Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging

1 Massachusetts Avenue

Washington, DC 20001
Voice: 202-357-3438

Oral Health

Patrick Blahut, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Deputy Director
Preventive, Legal, Public Health Affairs
Indian Health Service
801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 300

Rockville, MD 20852
Voice: 301-443-4323
Fax: 301-594-6610
Timothy J. Iafolla, D.M.D., M.P.H.

Public Health Analyst

Office of Science Policy and Analysis

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

National Institutes of Health

31 Center Drive Suite 5B55

Bethesda, MD 20892-2190
Voice: 301-496-3169
Fax: 301-496-9988
Michele L. Junger, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Public Health Analyst

Oral Health Training Branch

Division of Medicine and Dentistry

Bureau of Health Workforce

Health Resources and Services Administration

5600 Fishers Lane, Room 12C-06

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-2564
Fax: 301-443-8890
Gina Thornton-Evans, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Dental Officer
Surveillance, Investigations and Research Team
Division of Oral Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS F-10

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: gdt4@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-5503
Fax: 770-488-6080

Physical Activity

Lauren R. Darensbourg, M.P.H.

Technical Information Specialist
Strategic Partnerships for Minority & Underserved Populations
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 560

Rockville, MD 20851
Voice: 240-276-9271
Fax: 240-276-9860
Janet E. Fulton, Ph.D.

Lead Epidemiologist
Physical Activity and Health Branch
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-46

Atlanta, GA 30341-3724
Voice: 770-488-5430
Fax: 770-488-5473

Preparedness

Jonathan Ban

Office of Policy, Strategic Planning, and Communications
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 440G-4-08

Washington, DC 20201
Voice: 202-205-4764
Fax: 202-205-4835
Cheryl A. Levine, Ph.D.

Team Lead for At-Risk Individuals

Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health, and Community Resilience 

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

200 Independence Avenue SW

Suite 638G

Washington, DC 20201
Voice: 202-205-7556
Brenda Silverman, Ph.D.

Public Health Analyst
Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road N.E., MS D-44

Atlanta, GA 30333
Email: exv9@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-639-4342

Public Health Infrastructure

Emily DeCoster

Office of Planning and Evaluation
Health Resources and Services Administration
Parklawn Building, Room 14-45
5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-1128
Fax: 301-443-0007
Melody Parker, M.M., M.L.I.S.

Public Health Advisor
Division of Public Health Performance Improvement
Office of State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30333
Voice: 404-498-0362
Fax: 404-639-9078

Respiratory Diseases

Peter J. Gergen, M.D., M.P.H.

Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation
Asthma, Allergy, and Inflammation Branch
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases    
National Institutes of Health
6610 Rockledge Drive, Room 3067

Bethesda, MD 20892-660
Voice: 301-451-3233
Fax: 301-480-1566
William Jirles, M.P.H.

Program Analyst
Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
P.O. Box 12233, Room NH 210, MD NH-07
111 Alexander Drive

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Voice: 919-541-2637
Fax: 919-541-2583
Joylene John-Sowah, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Officer
Division for the Application of Research Discoveries
National Heart and Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Suite 4A10
31 Center Drive, MSC 2480

Bethesda, MD 20892-2480
Voice: 301-496-1051
Fax: 301-402-1051
Hatice S. Zahran, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Epidemiologist

Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4770 Buford Hwy, MS F-60

Atlanta, GA 30341
Email: hbz4@cdc.gov
Voice: 770-488-1509
Fax: 770-488-1540

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Rachel S. Wynn, M.P.H.

Office of Policy, Planning, and External Relations
Division of STD Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Email: rwynn@cdc.gov
Voice: 404-639-8522
Fax: 404-639-8609

Sleep Health

Joylene John-Sowah, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Officer
Division for the Application of Research Discoveries
National Heart and Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Suite 4A10
31 Center Drive, MSC 2480

Bethesda, MD 20892-2480
Voice: 301-496-1051
Fax: 301-402-1051
Michael Twery, Ph.D.

Director
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
Division of Lung Diseases
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institute of Health

Bethesda, MD 20892-2480
Email: twery@nih.gov
Voice: 301-435-0199

Social Determinants of Health

Emily DeCoster

Office of Planning and Evaluation
Health Resources and Services Administration
Parklawn Building, Room 14-45
5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 301-443-1128
Fax: 301-443-0007
Leandris Liburd

Director
Office of Minority Health and Health Equity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road, N.E., MS E-67

Atlanta, GA 30333
Voice: 404-498-2300
Fax: 404-498-2355
Emmeline Ochiai, M.P.H.

Public Health Advisor
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
1101 Wootton Pkwy, LL-100
Rockville, MD 20852

Voice: 240-453-8259
Fax: 240-453-8281

Substance Abuse

Donna Bush, Ph.D., F-ABFT

Forensic Toxicologist

Division of Evaluation, Analysis and Quality

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 2-1033

Rockville, MD 20857
Voice: 240-276-2602
Fax: 240-276-1260
Geoffrey Laredo

Senior Advisor to the Director
Office of Science Policy and Communications
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892
Voice: 301-594-6852

Tobacco Use

Allison MacNeil, M.P.H.

Health Scientist
Office on Smoking and Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., MS K-50

Atlanta, GA 30341
Voice: 770-488-5529
Fax: 770-488-5767
Gabbi Promoff, M.A.

Associate Director for Policy

Office on Smoking and Health

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4770 Buford Highway, MS F-79

Atlanta, GA 30341
Voice: 770-488-6491
Fax: 770-488-5767

Vision

Rosemary Janiszewski, M.S., C.H.E.S.

Chief, Public Liaison and Education Branch
Office of Science Communication, Public Liaison and Education
National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive MSC2510
Building 31 Room 6A32

Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
Voice: 301-496-5248
Fax: 301-402-1065