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Testimony

Calendar Year 2006 Congressional Testimony

2007~2006~2005~2004~2003~2002~2001~2000~1999~1998~1997~1996
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December 5, 2006-- John Howard, M.D., Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Activities of the Department of Health and Human Services under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000
Before: Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims Committee on the Judiciary, US House of Representatives

November 15, 2006-- Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Service
Subject: Ensuring Food Safety: FDAs Role in Tracking and Resolving the Recent E.coli Spinach Outbreak
Before: Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate

November 15, 2006-- Lonnie J. King, D.V.M., Senior Veterinarian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: CDC Food Safety Activities and the Recent E.coli Spinach Outbreak
Before: Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate

September 26, 2006-- Wade F. Horn, PH.D., Assistant Secetary for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: ACF Trafficking
Before: Committee on International Relationsk, U.S. House of Representatives

September 26, 2006-- Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: CDC Efforts to Combat Child Hunger and Malnutrition in Developing Countries
Before: Committee on Foreign Relations

September 26, 2006-- Alan J. Parkinson Ph.D, Deputy Director, Arctic Investigations Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department Health and Human Services
Subject: The Arctic Human Health Initiative
Before: Joint Hearing of the Committee on Commerce and Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate

September 21, 2006-- Cheri Nolan, Senior Policy Advisor to the Administrator Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: SAMHSA Programs to Facilitate Offender Reentry
Before: Subcommittee on Corrections and Rehabilitation, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate

September 21, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD, Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Subject: Generic Drug Utilization in the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Before: Senate Special Committee on Aging

September 19, 2006-- Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Director, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Legislative Reauthorization of the national Institutes of Health
Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives

September 13, 2006-- Raynard S. Kingston, M.D., Ph.D., Principal Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health, U.S.Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Continuing Ethics and Management Concerns at the National Institutes of Health and the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Before: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

September 13, 2006-- ADM John O. Agwunobi, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S.Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Continuing Ethics and Management Concerns at the National Institutes of Health and the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Before: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

September 8, 2006-- John Howard, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
Subject: Progress Since 9/11: Protecting Public Health and Safety of the Responders and Residents
Before: Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

August 24, 2006-- Lonnie J. King, D.V.M., Senior Veterinarian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: CDC Agroterrorism and Zoonotic Threat Preparedness Efforts
Before: The Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Prevention of Nuclear and Biological Attack, U.S. House of Representatives

July 27, 2006-- Peter Van Dyck, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Administrator, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Responsible Resource Management at the Nation's Health Access Agency: The Healthy Start Program
Before: The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information and International Security, United States Senate

July 27, 2006-- Joyce Somsak, M.A., Associate Administrator, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Responsible Resource Management at the Nation's Health Access Agency: Bioterrorism and Hospital Preparedness
Before: The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information and International Security, Information and International Security, United States Senate

July 27, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD, Ph.D, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Measuring the Quality of Physicians' Services
Before: Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health, U.S. House of Representatives

July 26, 2006-- Thomas Gustafson, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Center for Medicare Management, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Subject: Hospitals and Immigration
Before: The Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives

July 26, 2006-- Sandra L. Kweder M.D., Deputy Director, Office of New Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Prescription Drug Abuse
Before: The Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives

July 26, 2006-- Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Prescription Drug Abuse
Before: The Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives

July 26, 2006-- Wade F. Horn, PH.D, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Benefits to Immigrants under TANF
Before: The Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives

July 25, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD., Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: State Children's Health Insurance Program
Before: The Senate Finance Subcommittee on Healthcare

July 20, 2006-- Lewis Wade, Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Activities of the Department of Health and Human Services under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000
Before: The Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims, Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives

July 20, 2006-- Gary Buehler, R.Ph., Director of the Office of Generic Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Improving Access to Generic Drugs
Before: Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

July 18, 2006-- Herb Kuhn, Director, Center for Medicare Management, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Payment for Imaging Services under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Before: The House Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Energy and Commerce

July 11, 2006-- Randall W. Lutter, Ph.D., Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Security
Before: Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

June 28, 2006-- Charles Curie, Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Availability and Effectiveness of Programs to Treat Victims of the Methamphetamine Epidemic
Before: Subcommittee on Crimal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources

June 28, 2006-- Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health
Subject: Availability and Effectiveness of Programs to Treat Victims of the Methamphetamine Epidemic
Before: Subcommittee on Crimal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources

June 27, 2006-- James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and Chair, NIH Stem Cell Task Force, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Research on Alternative Sources of Pluripotent Stem Cells
Before: The Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agenices, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate

June 22, 2006-- Jodi G. Daniel, J.D., M.P.H., Director, Policy and Research, Office of National Coordinator for Health IT, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Accelerating the Adoption of Health Information Technology
Before: The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information and Information Security

June 22, 2006-- James W. LeDuc, Ph.D., Coordinator for Influenza, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Avian influenza A (H5N1): Update and Preparedness Actions Related to Tourism and Trade
Before: Committee om Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Trade, Tourism and Economic Development, United States Senate

June 16, 2006-- Donald A. Young, M.D., Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The Administration's Synthetic Drug Control Strategy: HHS Efforts to Combat Methamphetamine and Prescription Drug Abuse
Before: The Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

June 15, 2006-- Daniel Schultz, M.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Medical Device Safety and Sterility
Before: The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives

June 14, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secrerary, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Implementation of Medicare Drug Benefit
Before: House Committee on Ways and Means

June 14, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD, Ph.D, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Before: House Committee on Ways and Means

June 14, 2006-- Michael M. Gottesman, M.D., Deputy Director for Intramural Research, National Institute of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Policies of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Health
Before: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

June 14, 2006-- Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Research Policies at the National Institute of Mental Health
Before: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

May 25, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Preparing for Pandemic Flu
Before: The Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

May 24, 2006-- RADM W.C. Vanderwagen, M.D., Special Assistant to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: HHS Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies Bsased on Lessons Learned After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
Before: Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

May 18, 2006-- The Honorable Charles E. Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology and Finance, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Unobligated Balances
Before: Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security, United States Senate

May 17, 2006-- Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A., Director, Indian Health Service
Subject: Suicide Prevention Programs and Their Application in Indian Country
Before: The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

May 17, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD, Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Subject: Physician-Owned Specialty Hospitals
Before: The Senate Committee on Finance

May 17, 2006-- Janet Woodcock, M.D., Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Food and Drug Administration, DHHS
Subjet: RU-486: Demonstrating a Low Standard for Women's Health?
Before: The Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources Committee on Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives

May 17, 2006-- Charles G. Curie, M.A., A.C.S.W., Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: SAMHSA'S Efforts to Address Suicides Among American Indians and Alaskan Natives
Before: The Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate

May 16, 2006-- Cheryl Austein Casnoff, M.P.H., Associate Administrator, Office of Health Information Technology, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Medical Outreach: An Instrument of U.S. Diplomacy
Before: Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations, United States House of Representatives

May 10, 2006-- Carolyn M. Clancy , M.D., Director, Agency for Health care Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Arming Health Care Consumers with Better Information and Incentives
Before: Joint Economic Committee

May 10, 2006-- Joan E. Ohl, Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Familes, ACF, HHS
Subject: Reauthorization of Three Programs: The Mentoring of Children of Prisoners Program, The Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, and the Court Improvement Program
Before: Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate

May 9, 2006-- Gerald W. Parker, DVM, Ph.D., MS Principal Deputy to the Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Anthrax Preparedness: HHS Progress
Before: Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on national Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations, United States House of Represetatives

May 9, 2006-- Kerry P. Nesseler, R.N., M.S., Associate Administrator, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program (HRSA)
Before: Subcommittee on Health Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House Representatives

May 4, 2006-- Elisabeth A. Handley, Bureau of Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Health Centers Program
Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, The Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

May 3, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The President's HHS FY 2007 Budget Request
Before: Sente Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies

May 3, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD., Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Subject: Implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Before: Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

May 3, 2006-- Wade F. Horn, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The Marriage Calculator
Before: Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on the District of Columbia, United States Senate

May 2, 2006-- Josefina Carbonell, Assistant Secretary for Aging, HHS
Subject: Reauthorization of the Older Americans ACT (OAA)
Before: Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Select Education, United States House of Representatives

April 27, 2006-- Elizabeth M. Duke, Ph.D., Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Reauthorization of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources
Before: The Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

April 27, 2006-- Kevin Fenton, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Domestic HIV/AIDS Surveillance: Current Trends and Status of State HIV Report
Before: The Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

April 26, 2006-- Kevin Fenton, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: CDC's Progress in Reducing Barriers to HIV Testing and Improving Opportunities for Early Diagnosis
Before: The Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information and International Security, United States Senate

April 26, 2006-- Deborah Parham Hopson, Ph.D., Associate Administrator, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Resources Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: HRSA Efforts to Ensure Early Diagnosis and Improve Access for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
Before: The Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information and International Security, United States Senate

April 6, 2006-- Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Director, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Request
Before: House Subcommittee on Labor - HHS - Education Appropriations

April 6, 2006-- Simon Cohn, M.D., M.P.H., Chairman, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: HHS Implementation of Project BioShield
Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

April 6, 2006-- David J. Brailer, M.D., Ph.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Activities of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Before: The Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

April 6, 2006-- Alex M. Azar, II, Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: HHS Implementation of Project Bioshield
Before: The Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

April 5, 2006-- Charles Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology and Finance, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Improper Payments
Before: Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Management, Finance and Accountability

March 30, 2006-- Bruce Gellin, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Vaccine Program Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Avian Influenza: Preparing for a Possible Influenza Pandemic
Before: Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives

March 29, 2006-- Denise Cardo, M.D., Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: CDC's Role in Monitoring and Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
Before: The Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, United States House of Representatives

March 23, 2006-- W. Westley Clark, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: SAMHSA's Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Programs
Before: Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate

March 16, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, DHHS
Subject: HHS Bioterrorism and Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Before: The Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate

March 15, 2006-- Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DHHS
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Before: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives

March 15, 2006-- Herb Kuhn, Director, Center for Medicare Management, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Subject: Long-Term Care Hospitals
Before: Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

March 15, 2006-- Robert G. McSwain, Deputy Director, Indian Health Services, DHHS
Subject: Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act
Before: Indian Affairs Committee, United States Senate

March 14, 2006-- Robert G. McSwain, Deputy Director, Indian Health Services, DHHS
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for The Food and Drug Administration
Before: Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations, United States Senate

March 9, 2006-- Charles Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology and Finance, DHHS
Subject: HHS Improper Payment Initiatives
Before: Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security, Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, United States Senate

March 9, 2006-- Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, DHHS
Subject: The Regulation of Dietary Supplements: A Review of Consumer Safeguards
Before: The Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

March 8, 2006-- Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A., Assistant Surgeon General, Director, Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Service
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for Indian Health Service
Before: House Interior, Environment & Related Agencies, United States House of Representaties

March 8, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: President's FY 2007 Budget for HHS
Before: Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services Education and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives

March 7, 2006-- Chris B. Pascal, J.D., Director, Office of Research Integrity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The Role of the HHS Office of Research Integrity in Investigating Research Misconduct
Before: Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

March 7, 2006-- James F. Battey, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and Chair, NIH Stem Cell Task Force, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Recent Events Concerning Stem Cell Research Fraud in South Korea
Before: Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

March 7, 2006-- Bernard A. Schwetz. D.V.M. Ph.D., Director, Office of Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The Role of the HHS Office for Human Research Protections in Protecting Human Research Subjects
Before: Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

March 2, 2006-- Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Avian Influenza: Preparing for a Possible Influenza Pandemic
Before: Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs

March 2, 2006-- Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Pandemic Influenza: The Road to Preparedness
Before: Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs, United States House of Representatives

March 2, 2006-- John Howard, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: NIOSH Mine Safety Activities
Before: The Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate

March 1, 2006-- Elizabeth M. Duke, Ph.D., Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act
Before: Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, United States Senate

March 1, 2006-- John Howard, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Activities of the Department of Health and Human Services under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000
Before: The Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims, Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives

March 1, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for the Department of Health and Human Services
Before: The Committee on Budget, United States Senate

March 1, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD., Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Subject: Implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, United States House of Representatives

February 28, 2006-- John Howard, M.D., M.P.H., Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Progress Since 9/11: Protecting Public Health and Safety Against Terrorist Attacks
Before: The Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

February 15, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for the Department of Health and Human Services
Before: The Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

February 15, 2006-- Jeffery Schloss, Ph.D., Division of Extramural Research, National Human Genome Research Institute, and Co-Chair, National Institutes of Health Nanomedicine Roadmap Initiative, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Activities at the National Institutes of Health
Before: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate

February 14, 2006-- Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A., Assistant Surgeon General, Director Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for the Indian Health Service
Before: Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate

February 9, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for the Department of Health and Human Services
Before: The Committee on Finance, United States Senate

February 8, 2006-- Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: An Examination of Drug Treatment Programs Needed to Ensure Successful Re-entry
Before: The Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Committee on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives

February 8, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, MD, Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Implementation of the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Before: The Senate Finance Committee

February 8, 2006-- Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for the Department of Health and Human Services
Before: The Committee on Ways and Means, United States House of Representatives

February 7, 2006-- Charles Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology and Finance, Unites States Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Conference Spending in Federal Agencies
Before: Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security, Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, United States Senate

February 2, 2006-- Mark B. McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Subject: Implementation of the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
Before: The Senate Special Committee on Aging

February 1, 2006-- Dorothy "Dot" G. Richardson, M.D., Vice-Chair, President's Council and Physical Fitness and Sports, Office of Public Health and Science, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Promotion and Advancement of Women in Sports
Before: The Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate

January 31, 2006-- Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Avian Influenza: Preparing for a Possible Influenza Pandemic
Before: The Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, United States Senate

January 31, 2006-- John Agwunobi, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Avian Influenza: Preparing for a Possible Influenza Pandemic
Before: The Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, United States Senate

January 26, 2006-- John O. Agwunobi, MD, MBA, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: Hospital Disaster Preparedness: Past, Present, and Future
Before: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Energy and Commerce, United House of Representatives

January 9, 2006-- Alex M. Azar, J.D., Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Subject: The Role of HHS in Agriculture Counterterrorism Activities
Before: The Subcommittee on Research, Nutrition, and General Legislation, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate

January 6, 2006-- Wade F. Horn, Ph.D., Asst. Secretary, Admin for Children and Families, Depart of Health and Human Services
Subject: Low Income Home Energy Assistant Program (LIHEAP)
Before: The Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

Last Revised: January 30, 2007