Departmental leaders are among the most qualified public servants in the Federal Government and are dedicated to ensuring the guidance and management necessary to support the health and well-being of the nation. Below is our list of leadership positions with links to their biographies in three sections:
Office of the Secretary Leaders
E.J. Holland, Jr.
Assistant Secretary for Administration
Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources
Assistant Secretary of Global Affairs
Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
Acting Assistant Secretary for Health
Assistant Secretary for Legislation
Richard G. Frank
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
Senior Counselor to the Secretary
The Honorable Constance B. Tobias
Departmental Appeals Board Chair
William B. Schultz
Paul T. Dioguardi
Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs Director
Vice Admiral (VADM) Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A.
Operating Division Leaders
Administration for Community Living Administrator
Richard Kronick, Ph.D
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director
Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N.
Administrator of Health Resources and Services Administration
Other HRSA Leaders
HHS Regional Leaders
Content last reviewed on March 26, 2015