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HHS Leadership

Departmental leaders are among the most qualified public servants in the Federal Government. They are dedicated to ensuring the guidance and management necessary to support the health and well-being of the nation. Learn more about the Department's leadership:

Office of the Secretary Leaders

Position Name
Acting Secretary Norris Cochran
Chief of Staff Sean McCluskie
Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration (ASA) Blair Duncan
Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) Norris Cochran
Acting Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) Felicia Collins
Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislation (ASL) Anne Tatem
Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation (ASPE) Laina Bush
Acting Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Nikki Bratcher-Bowman
Acting Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA) Mark Weber
Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Robinsue Frohboese
Chair, Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) Constance B. Tobias
Acting General Counsel (OGC) Dan Barry
Acting Director, Office of Global Affairs (OGA) Colin McIff
Acting Inspector General (OIG) Christi Grimm
Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) McArthur Allen
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Micky Tripathi
Chief Information Officer (CIO) Perryn B. Ashmore
Director, Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) Marvin Figueroa
Acting Surgeon General Susan Orsega

Operating Division Leaders

Position Name
Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Ben Goldhaber
Acting Commissioner, Administration for Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) Amanda Barlow
Acting Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Michelle Sauve
Acting Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator, Administration for Community Living (ACL) Alison Barkoff
Acting Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) David Meyers
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Rochelle Walensky
Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Liz Richter
Acting Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Janet Woodcock
Acting Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Diana Espinosa
Acting Director, Indian Health Service (IHS) Elizabeth Fowler
Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Francis Collins
Acting Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use and Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service (SAMHSA) Tom Coderre


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