Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Key U.S. Government Agency Positions and Officials in Global Health Policy & Related Areas

 

Position Official
WHITE HOUSE/EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs/National Security Advisor, National Security Council (NSC) Susan Rice
Deputy Assistant to the President/Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, NSC Adewale Adeyemo
Special Assistant to the President/Senior Director for Development and Democracy, NSC Mary Beth Goodman
Director for Global Health and Development, NSC Sonali Korde
Director for Development and Democracy, NSC Frances Brown
Director for Development and Democracy, NSC Cambria Hamburg
Director for Development and Humanitarian Assistance, NSC Sarah Charles
Director for Development and Humanitarian Assistance, NSC Christine Gottschalk
Special Assistant to the President/Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, NSC Stephen Pomper
Director for Multilateral Affairs, NSC Josh Black
Director for Multilateral Affairs, NSC Curtis Ried
Director for Human Rights and Gender, NSC Vacant
Director for Human Rights and Refugees, NSC Ronnie Newman
Senior Director for Weapons of Mass Destruction, Terrorism, and Threat Reduction, NSC Andrea Hall
Director for Countering Biological Threats, NSC Beth Cameron
Director, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shaun Donovan
Associate Director for National Security Programs, OMB Jonathan Lachman
Deputy Associate Director, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Robert Fairweather
Chief, Economic Affairs Branch, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Fouad Saad
Program Examiner, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Justin Cormier
Associate Director, Health Programs, OMB Adaeze Enekwechi
Deputy Associate Director, Health Division, Health Programs, OMB Tom Reilly
Chief, Public Health Branch, Health Programs, OMB Marc Garufi
Program Examiner, Public Health Branch, Health Programs, OMB Nicholas Burton
U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, USTR Robert Holleyman
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Intellectual Property and Innovation, USTR Probir Mehta
Director, Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) Amy Lansky
Principal Assistant Director for National Security and International Affairs, National Security and International Affairs Division, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Steve Fetter
Chair, White House Council on Women and Girls Valerie Jarrett
Executive Director, White House Council on Women and Girls Tina Tchen
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Secretary of State John Kerry
Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations, U.S. Mission to the United Nations Samantha Power
Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom
Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Deborah Birx
Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) Judy Garber
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Space, and Health, OES Jonathan Margolis
Director, Office of International Health and Biodefense, OES Lynette Poulton
Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne Richard
Department of State Special Coordinator for Ebola Response Steven Browning
U.S. Special Representative for Global Food Security Nancy Stetson
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell
Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (USAID)*
Administrator Gayle Smith
Deputy Administrator Alfonso Lenhardt
Associate Administrator Eric Postel
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health (GH); Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator Ariel Pablos-Mendez
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Jennifer Adams
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Irene Koek
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Vacant
U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, GH Timothy Ziemer
Director, Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, GH Wendy Taylor
Director, Office of Country Support, GH Elise Jensen
Director, Office of Health Systems (OHS), GH Karen Cavanaugh
Deputy Director, OHS, GH Kathryn Panther
Director, Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA), GH Doug Arbuckle
Deputy Director, OHA, GH Lin Liu
Deputy Director, OHA, GH Michele Russell
Director (Acting), Office of Infectious Disease (ID), GH; Deputy Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator Elizabeth Fox
Deputy Director, ID, GH Sarah Leonard
Deputy Director, ID, GH Kelly Saldana
Chief, Emerging Threats Division, ID, GH Dennis Carroll
Chief, Malaria Division, ID, GH Julie Wallace
Chief, Neglected Tropical Disease Division, ID, GH Vacant
Chief, Tuberculosis Division, ID, GH Cheri Vincent
Director, Office of Maternal/Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN), GH Barbara Hughes
Deputy Director, MCHN, GH Vacant
Deputy Director, MCHN, GH Vacant
Chief, Child Health and Immunization Division, MCHN, GH John Borrazzo
Chief, Maternal and Newborn Health Division, MCHN, GH Carmen Tull
Chief, Nutrition and Environmental Health Division, MCHN, GH Anne Peniston
Chief, Research and Policy Division, MCHN, GH Vacant
Director, Office of Policy, Programs, and Planning, GH Ben Gustafson
Director, Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH), GH Ellen Starbird
Deputy Director, PRH, GH Kendra Phillips
Deputy Director, PRH, GH Vacant
Senior Coordinator to the USAID Administrator on Children in Adversity, GH Neil Boothby
Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning Wade Warren
Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Food Security Beth Dunford
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance R. David Harden
Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Susan Markham
Director, Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, E3 Vikki Stein
Global Water Coordinator Christian Holmes
Senior Coordinator, Africa Ebola Unit Denise Rollins
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)
Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, Office of Global Affairs (OGA) Jimmy Kolker
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, OGA Holly Wong
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, OGA Mitchell Wolfe
Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Nicole Lurie
Director, Office of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), ASPR Richard Hatchett
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy; Director, Office of Policy and Planning, ASPR Sally Phillips
Director, Division of International Health Security, Office of Policy and Planning, ASPR Maria Julia Marinissen
HHS/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Director Thomas Frieden
Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat
Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases; Director, Office of Infectious Diseases Rima Khabbaz
Director, Washington Office Dena Morris
Director, Center for Global Health (CGH) Rebecca Martin
Principal Deputy Director, CGH John Nkengasong
Deputy Director for Management and Overseas Operations, CGH Jenny Parker
Deputy Director for Policy and Communications, CGH Athalia Christie
Director, Division of Global Health Protection, CGH Hamid Jafari
Director, Division of Global HIV and TB, CGH Shannon Hader
Director, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, CGH Monica Parise
Director, Global Immunization Division, CGH Peter Bloland
Director, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) Daniel Jernigan
HHS/NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
Director Francis Collins
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Anthony Fauci
Principal Deputy Director, NIAID Hugh Auchincloss
Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Special Projects; Director, Division of Clinical Research, NIAID H. Clifford Lane
Associate Director for International Research Affairs, NIAID F. Gray Handley
Director, Office of Global Research, Office of Science Management & Operations, NIAID James Meegan
Director, Division of AIDS, NIAID Carl Dieffenbach
Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID)NIAID Irene Glowinski
Chief, Parasitology and International Programs Branch, DMIDNIAID Lee Hall
Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID John Mascola
Director, Office of AIDS Research (OAR) Maureen Goodenow
Director, Fogarty International Center (FIC) Roger Glass
Director, Center for Global Health, Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute Edward Trimble
Director, Office of Global Health, Office of the Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Vesna Kutlesic
Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health, Office of the Director, National Institute of Mental Health Pamela Collins
HHS/FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
Commissioner Robert Califf
Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy Howard Sklamberg
Associate Commissioner for International Programs Mary Lou Valdez
HHS/HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (HRSA)
Administrator James Macrae
Associate Administrator, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Laura Cheever
Director, Office of Global Health Kerry Nesseler
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DoD)
Secretary Ashton Carter
Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy Brian McKeon
Under-Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (P&R) Peter Levine
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, P&R Karen Guice
Director, International Health Division, Health Affairs, P&R Chris Daniel
Commanding Officer, Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Jacqueline Rychnovsky
Director, DoD HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) Richard Shaffer
Commander, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Vacant
Director, Division of Retrovirology; Director, U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) Nelson Michael
Director, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch Douglas Badzik
Director, Global Emerging Infections System (GEIS), Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch Franca Jones
OTHER AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS
Peace Corps*: Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet
Peace Corps*: Director of Global Health and HIV Office, Office of Health Services Marie McLeod
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Chief Executive Officer Dana Hyde
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Vice President, Department of Policy and Evaluation Beth Tritter
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Vice President, Department of Compact Operations Kyeh Kim
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*:  Managing Director, MCC-PEPFAR Partnership Agnieszka Rawa
Department of Agriculture (USDA): Secretary Tom Vilsack
USDA: Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service Phil Karsting
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)*: Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs Jane Nishida
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs; Chief Medical Officer Kathryn Brinsfield
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Office of Policy; Chief Diplomatic Officer Alan Bersin
Department of Labor (DoL): Deputy Under Secretary, Bureau of International Labor Affairs Carol Pier
Department of Commerce: Chief, International Program Center for Technical Assistance, Population Division, Census Bureau Glenn Ferri
Department of the Treasury: Under Secretary for International Affairs Nathan Sheets
Department of the Treasury: Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development Marisa Lago
Department of the Treasury: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Development Policy and Debt Alexia Latortue
Department of the Treasury: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technical Assistance and Afghanistan Larry McDonald
Department of the Treasury: Assistant Secretary for International Finance Ramin Toloui
Department of the Treasury: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Middle East and Africa Vacant
U.S. Executive Director, World Bank Matthew McGuire
NOTES: * indicates an independent or quasi-independent agency. Acting officials in italics. Officials awaiting Senate confirmation are noted as “Designate.” As of September 15, 2016.

 

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.