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Susan B. Moskosky, MS, WHNP-BC

Acting Director, Office of Population Affairs

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Susan Moskosky currently serves as the acting director for the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) at HHS. OPA administers the Title X national family planning program and advises the Secretary and Assistant Secretary for Health on family planning, reproductive health, teen pregnancy and related issues. Ms. Moskosky previously served as deputy director of OPA and as the director of the Office of Family Planning within OPA for more than ten years. Under her leadership, OPA worked jointly with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop the first federal evidence-based recommendations for family planning services delivery which were released in April 2014. Ms. Moskosky was recently awarded the American Society of Cervical Cytology and Pathology Award of Merit for her work on the joint committee opinion on cervical cancer screening in the six affiliated Pacific Island groups and other U.S. territories.

Ms. Moskosky joined the federal government as a regional program consultant for family planning in HHS Region VII, Kansas City, where she also served as the Region VII women's health coordinator. Ms. Moskosky is a certified women's health nurse practitioner who spent the first 15 years of her professional career providing family planning, prenatal, and other preventive health services and educating nurse practitioner students for the Title X family planning program. She was the director of one of the five original Title X-funded Women's Health Care Advanced Nurse Practitioner programs at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

Ms. Moskosky received her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and her master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University.

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Content last reviewed on August 24, 2016