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Diane Foley, MD, FAAP

Diane Foley
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Population Affairs

Diane Foley M.D., FAAP, was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on May 29, 2018. Dr. Foley has spent her professional career in the clinical practice of pediatrics with a focus on adolescent health. Originally from Indiana, Dr. Foley founded and served as medical director of Northpoint Pediatrics shortly after completing a residency in pediatrics. She spent the next seventeen years establishing what is still one of the largest pediatric practices in central Indiana. During this same period, she also served as a pediatric clinical instructor for pediatric and family practice residency programs at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Foley’s areas of special interest are adolescent gynecology, prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, healthy family formation, and global health, all of which she continued to focus on after her move to Colorado in 2004. 

Most recently, she was in part-time clinical practice at a certified Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Critical Access Hospital in Lamar, Colorado. At the same time, Dr. Foley served as Director of Medical Ministries for Global Partners of the Wesleyan Church, where her responsibilities included oversight of mission hospitals in Sierra Leone, Zambia, and Haiti. Earlier in her career, Dr. Foley served as President/CEO of Life Network, a non-profit organization in Colorado Springs, CO, that provided physical, financial, and emotional support for women and men facing unintended pregnancies, mentoring for young parents, as well as sexual risk avoidance (SRA) education presented in local middle and high schools. Prior to assuming this responsibility, she directed Life Network’s SRA education program for eight years where she was responsible for grant management, curriculum and program development, as well as instructor training. 

Dr. Foley is a graduate of Marion College (now Indiana Wesleyan University) and of Indiana University School of Medicine. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics, a member of the Society of Adolescent Health, and served on numerous other national boards and committees. Dr. Foley is fluent in Haitian Creole, having spent her formative years in Haiti.    

Susan B. Moskosky, MS, WHNP-BC

Deputy Director, Office of Population Affairs

Susan B. Moskosky, M.S., WHNP-BC, currently serves as the deputy 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 acting director of OPA and as the director of the Office of Family Planning within OPA. 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 that 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 September 17, 2018