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

Position Official
Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs/National Security Advisor, National Security Council (NSC) H.R. McMaster
Senior Director for Global Health Security and Biothreats, NSC Tim Ziemer
Director for Countering Biological Threats, NSC Hillary Carter
Director for Global Health and International Development, NSC Peter Mamacos
Director, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Mick Mulvaney
Associate Director for National Security Programs, OMB Robert Blair
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 Will Cole
Associate Director, Health Programs, OMB Joe Grogan
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) Robert Lighthizer
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, USTR Vacant
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Innovation and Intellectual Property, USTR Vacant
Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs, National Security and International Affairs Division, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Vacant
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations, U.S. Mission to the United Nations Nikki Haley
Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Vacant
Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Vacant
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) Vacant
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Space, and Health, OES Jonathan Margolis
Director, Office of International Health and Biodefense, OES Jerry Mallory
Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Vacant
Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Vacant
Special Representative for Global Food Security Ted Lyng
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Vacant
Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons; Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Randy Berry
Administrator Mark Green
Deputy Administrator Vacant
Associate Administrator Vacant
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health (GH) Vacant
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Irene Koek
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Alma Crumm Golden
Deputy Assistant Administrator, GH Kerry Pelzman
U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, GH Irene Koek
Deputy Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator; Senior Advisor, GH Elizabeth Fox
Director, Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact, GH David Milestone
Director, Office of Country Support, GH Elise Jensen
Director, Office of Health Systems (OHS), GH Kelly Saldana
Deputy Director, OHS, GH Vacant
Director, Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA), GH Doug Arbuckle
Deputy Director, OHA, GH Lin Liu
Deputy Director, OHA, GH Michele Russell
Director, Office of Infectious Disease (ID), GH Paul Mahanna
Deputy Director, ID, GH Megan Fotheringham
Deputy Director, ID, GH Vacant
Chief, Emerging Threats Division, ID, GH Dennis Carroll
Chief, Malaria Division, ID, GH Julie Wallace
Chief, Neglected Tropical Disease Division, ID, GH Emily Wainwright
Chief, Tuberculosis Division, ID, GH Cheri Vincent
Director, Office of Maternal/Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN), GH Barbara Hughes
Deputy Director, MCHN, GH John Borrazzo
Deputy Director, MCHN, GH Vacant
Chief, Child Health and Immunization Division, MCHN, GH Carmen Tull
Chief, Maternal and Newborn Health Division, MCHN, GH Mary Ellen Stanton
Chief, Nutrition and Environmental Health Division, MCHN, GH Anne Peniston
Chief, Research and Policy Division, MCHN, GH Neal Brandes
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 Shyami De Silva
Deputy Director, PRH, GH Kendra Phillips
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 (DCHA) Vacant
U.S. Government Special Advisor on Children in Adversity, GH; Chief, Empowerment and Inclusion Division, Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance, DCHA Robert Horvath
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Women’s Empowerment, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) Michelle Bekkering
Director, Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, E3 Diana Prieto
Global Water Coordinator, E3 James Peters
Secretary Alex Azar
Director, Office of Global Affairs (OGA) Garrett Grigsby
Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir (Designate)
Don Wright
Surgeon General Jerome Adams
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Robert Kadlec
Director, Office of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), ASPR Rick Bright
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
Director Brenda Fitzgerald
Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat
Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases; Director, Office of Infectious Diseases Rima Khabbaz
Director, Washington Office Mitch Wolfe
Director, Center for Global Health (CGH) Rebecca Martin
Principal Deputy Director, CGH Hamid Jafari
Deputy Director for Management and Overseas Operations, CGH Ted Pestorius
Deputy Director for Strategy, Policy and Communication, CGH Serena Vinter
Director, Division of Global Health Protection, CGH Nancy Knight
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 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 Emily Erbelding
Chief, Parasitology and International Programs Branch, DMIDNIAID 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 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 Andrea Beckel-Mitchener
Commissioner Scott Gottlieb
Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy Mark Abdoo
Associate Commissioner for International Programs Mary Lou Valdez
Administrator George Sigounas
Associate Administrator, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Laura Cheever
Director, Office of Global Health Kerry Nesseler
Secretary James Mattis
Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood
Under-Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (P&R) Robert Wilkie
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, P&R Thomas McCaffery
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) Deborah Whitmer
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
Peace Corps*: Director Sheila Crowley
Peace Corps*: Director of Global Health and HIV Office, Office of Health Services Marie McLeod
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Nash
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Vice President, Department of Policy and Evaluation Thomas Kelly
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Vice President, Department of Compact Operations Robert Blau
Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)*: Managing Director, MCC-PEPFAR Partnership Agnieszka Rawa
Department of Agriculture (USDA): Secretary Sonny Perdue
USDA: Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service James Higgiston
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)*: Assistant Administrator for International and Tribal Affairs Vacant
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Chief Medical Officer David Wade
Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Assistant Secretary for International Engagement, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans James Nealon
Department of Labor (DoL): Deputy Under Secretary, Bureau of International Labor Affairs Martha Newton
Department of Commerce: Assistant Division Chief, International Programs, Population Division, Census Bureau Oliver Fischer
Department of the Treasury: Under Secretary for International Affairs David Malpass
Department of the Treasury: Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Development Heath Tarbert
Department of the Treasury: Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Development Policy Geoffrey Okamoto
Department of the Treasury: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technical Assistance and Afghanistan Larry McDonald
Department of the Treasury: Assistant Secretary for International Finance Adam Lerrick (Designate)
Department of the Treasury: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Middle East and Africa Anthony Marcus
U.S. Executive Director, World Bank Heath Tarbert
NOTES: * indicates an independent or quasi-independent agency. Acting officials in italics. Officials awaiting Senate confirmation are noted as “Designate.” As of January 29, 2018.

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