Key Global Health Positions and Officials in the U.S. Government

Position Official
WHITE HOUSE/EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs/National Security Advisor, National Security Council (NSC) Jake Sullivan
Special Assistant to the President/Senior Director for Development, Global Health, and Humanitarian Response, NSC Linda Etim
Director for Humanitarian Coordination, NSC Rachel Grant
Special Assistant to the President/Senior Director for Partnerships and Global Engagement, NSC Tanya Bradsher
Special Assistant to the President/Senior Director for Resilience and Response, NSC Caitlin Durkovich
Director for Global Health, NSC Ladan Fakory
Senior Director for Global Health Security and Biodefense, NSC Elizabeth Cameron
Director for Biotechnology Risks and Biological Weapon Nonproliferation, NSC Megan Frisk
Director for Countering Biological Threats, NSC Mark Lucera
Assistant to the President for Economic Policy/Director, National Economic Council (NEC) Brian Deese
Director, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Robert Fairweather
Associate Director for National Security Programs, OMB Ed Meier
Deputy Associate Director, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Robert Fairweather
Chief, State Branch, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Joe Pipan
Program Examiner, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Daniel Gastfriend
Program Examiner, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, OMB Jennifer Liebschutz
Associate Director, Health Programs, OMB Topher Spiro
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
Program Examiner, Public Health Branch, Health Programs, OMB Cassie Boles
U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai (Designate)
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, USTR Vacant
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Innovation and Intellectual Property, USTR Daniel Lee
Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Eric Lander (Designate)
Principal Assistant Director for National Security and International Affairs, National Security and International Affairs Division, OSTP Aaron Miles
Assistant Director, Biotechnology & Biosecurity, National Security and International Affairs Division, OSTP Vacant
COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients
Chief Medical Advisor to the President Anthony Fauci
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Secretary of State Antony Blinken
Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations, U.S. Mission to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (OGAC) Angeli Achrekar
Principal Deputy U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, OGAC Angeli Achrekar
Director, Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources Tracy Carson
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Katrina Fotovat (senior official)
Special Representative for Global Food Security Vacant
Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Erica Barks-Ruggles (senior official)
U.S. Representative on World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board Anthony Fauci
Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) Marcia Bernicat (senior official)
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Space, and Health, OES Jonathan Margolis
Director, Office of International Health and Biodefense, OES Eric Carlson
Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Lisa Peterson (senior official)
Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Lisa Peterson (senior official)
Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Vacant
Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Nancy Izzo Jackson (senior official)
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (USAID)*
Administrator Samantha Power (Designate)
Gloria Steele
Deputy Administrator Vacant
Chief of Staff Michele Sumilas
Senior Advisor, Office of the Administrator Jeremy Konyndyk
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health (GH); Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator Kerry Pelzman
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Vacant
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Vacant
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Kerry Pelzman
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Carol Chan
U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, GH Raj Panjabi
Deputy U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, GH Rick Steketee
Deputy U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, GH Jed Meline
Director, Center for Innovation and Impact, GH Amy Lin
Director, Office of Country Support, GH Margaret Sancho
Deputy Director, Office of Country Support, GH Daryl Martyris
Director, Office of Health Systems (OHS), GH Kelly Saldana
Deputy Director, OHS, GH Jesse Joseph
Director, Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA), GH Clint Cavanaugh
Deputy Director, OHA, GH Vacant
Director, Office of Infectious Disease (ID), GH Paul Mahanna
Deputy Director, ID, GH Megan Fotheringham
Deputy Director, ID, GH Christina Chappell
Chief, Emerging Threats Division, ID, GH Padma Shetty
Chief, Malaria Division, ID, GH Julie Wallace
Chief, Neglected Tropical Disease Division, ID, GH Lisa Godwin
Chief, Tuberculosis Division, ID, GH Cheri Vincent
Director, Office of Maternal/Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN), GH Kate Crawford
Deputy Director, MCHN, GH Anne Peniston
Deputy Director, MCHN, GH Carmen Tull
Chief, Child Health and Immunization Division, MCHN, GH Pavani Kalluri Ram
Chief, Maternal and Newborn Health Division, MCHN, GH Ruth Madison
Chief, Nutrition and Environmental Health Division, MCHN, GH Kellie Stewart
Chief, Research and Policy Division, MCHN, GH Neal Brandes
Director, Office of Policy, Programs, and Planning, GH Marita Eibl
Director, Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH), GH Ellen Starbird
Deputy Director, PRH, GH Shyami De Silva
Deputy Director, PRH, GH Kendra Phillips
Climate Integration Liaison, GH Dennis Durbin
Associate Administrator for Relief, Response, and Resilience Vacant
Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Resilience and Food Security (RFS) Jim Barnhart
Global Water Coordinator, RFS Maura Barry Boyle (interim)
Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Sarah Charles
Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning Michele Sumilas
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) Karl Fickenscher
U.S. Government Special Advisor on Children in Adversity, DDI Vacant
Director, Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, DDI Diana Prieto
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)
Secretary Xavier Becerra (Designate)
Norris Cochran
Director, Office of Global Affairs (OGA) Loyce Pace
Principal Deputy Director, OGA Vacant
Deputy Director, OGA Colin McIff
Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine (Designate)
Felicia Collins
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy (Designate)
Susan Orsega
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Nikki Bratcher-Bowman
Director, Office of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), ASPR Gary Disbrow
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Incident Command and Control, ASPR Vacant
Director, Division of International Health Security, Office of Strategy, Policy, Planning, and Requirements, Office of Incident Command and Control, ASPR Vacant
HHS/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Director Rochelle Walensky
Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat
Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases; Director, Office of Infectious Diseases Jay Butler
Director, Washington Office Jeff Reczek
Chief Medical Officer Mitch Wolfe
Director, Center for Global Health (CGH) Rebecca Martin
Principal Deputy Director, CGH Kevin Cain
Deputy Director for Management and Overseas Operations, CGH Ted Pestorius
Deputy Director for Strategy, Policy and Communication, CGH Serena Vinter
Associate Director for Global Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordination, CGH Pratima Raghunathan
Associate Director for Global Health Security, CGH Maureen Bartee
Director, Division of Global Health Protection, CGH Nancy Knight
Director, Global Disease Detection Operations Center, Division of Global Health Protection, CGH Ray Arthur
Director, Division of Global HIV and TB, CGH Hank Tomlinson
Director, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, CGH Monica Parise
Director, Global Immunization Division, CGH Will Schluter
Director, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) Daniel Jernigan
Director, High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology Division, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) Inger Damon
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 Joyelle Dominique
Director, Division of AIDS, NIAID Carl Dieffenbach
Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID), NIAID Emily Erbelding
Chief, Parasitology and International Programs Branch, DMID, NIAID Lee Hall
Director, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID John Mascola
Director, Office of AIDS Research (OAR); NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research Maureen Goodenow
Director, Fogarty International Center (FIC) Roger Glass
Director, Center for Global Health, Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute Satish Gopal
Director, Office of Global Health, Office of the Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Vesna Kutlesic
Director, Center for Global Mental Health Research, National Institute of Mental Health Pim Brouwers
HHS/FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
Commissioner Janet Woodcock
Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Legislation, and International Affairs Erika Anderson
Associate Commissioner for Global Policy and Strategy Mark Abdoo
HHS/HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (HRSA)
Administrator Diana Espinosa
Associate Administrator, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Laura Cheever
Director, Office of Global Health Kerry Nesseler
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DoD)
Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III
Deputy Secretary Kathleen Hicks
Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl (Designate)
Amanda Dory
Under-Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (P&R) Vacant
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, P&R Terry Adirim
Director, International Health Division, Health Affairs, P&R Chris Daniel
Commanding Officer, Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Adam Armstrong
Director, DoD HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) Richard Shaffer
Commander, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Clinton Murray
Director, Division of Retrovirology; Director, U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) Julie Ake
Director, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB) Douglas Badzik
Director, Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS), AFHSB Billy Pimentel
OTHER AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS
Peace Corps*: Director Carol Spahn
Peace Corps*: Director of Global Health and HIV Office, Office of Health Services Marie McLeod
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Chief Executive Officer Mahmoud Bah
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Vice President, Department of Policy and Evaluation Thomas Kelly
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Vice President, Department of Compact Operations Fatema Sumar
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Managing Director, MCC-PEPFAR Partnership Agnieszka Rawa
Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency*: Chair, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee Michael Horowitz
Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency*: Executive Director, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee Bob Westbrooks
Department of Agriculture (USDA): Secretary Tom Vilsack
USDA: Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service Daniel Whitley
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)*: Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs Mark Kasman
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Chief Medical Officer Pritesh Gandhi
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans Robert Paschall
Department of Labor (DoL): Deputy Under Secretary, Bureau of International Labor Affairs Vacant
Department of Commerce: Assistant Division Chief, International Programs, Population Division, Census Bureau Oliver Fischer
Department of the Treasury: Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Brian Miller
Department of the Treasury: Under Secretary for International Affairs Vacant
U.S. Executive Director, World Bank Lea Bouzis
NOTES: * indicates an independent or quasi-independent agency. Acting officials in italics. Officials awaiting Senate confirmation are noted as “Designate.” As of Feb. 25, 2021, except the OGA Director is as of March 2 and OMB Director is as of March 3.

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