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Biographies of Public Health Senior Officials

Richard Kaslow, M.D., M.P.H. – Acting Chief Officer

  • Larry Mole, PharmD – Acting Deputy Chief Officer
     
  • Douglas E. Dembling – Associate Chief Officer for Program Coordination
     
  • Carter Mecher, M.D. – Senior Medical Advisor
     
  • Ralph L. Erickson, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.PH – Chief Consultant, Post-Deployment Health
    • Vacant – Deputy Chief Consultant, Post-Deployment Health
    • Paul Ciminera, M.D., M.P.H. – Director, Post-9/11 Era Environmental Health Program
    • Vacant – Director, Pre-9/11 Era Environmental Health Program
    • Robert Bossarte, Ph.D. – Director, Epidemiology Program
    • Aaron Schneiderman, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N. - Deputy Director, Epidemiology Program
     
  • Larry Mole, PharmD – Acting Chief Consultant, Clinical Public Health
    • Janet M. Durfee, R.N., M.S.N., A.P.R.N. – Deputy Chief Consultant, Clinical Public Health
     
  • Larry Mole, PharmD – Chief Consultant, Population Health
    • James Halloran, M.S.N., R.N, C.N.S. – Deputy Chief Consultant, Strategy and Planning
    • Lisa Backus, M.D., Ph.D. – Deputy Chief Consultant, Measurement and Reporting
     
  • Kathleen M. McPhaul, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N. - Chief Consultant, Occupational Health
    • Jennifer Lipkowitz-Eaton, M.D., M.P.H. – Director, Surveillance and Analytics
    • Pamela Hirsch, RN, M.Ed., M.S. - Director, Clinical Occupational Health
    • Marie Martin, Ph.D. - Acting Program Manager, Safe Patient Handling
    • Bryan J. Richardson - Program Manager, Workers' Compensation
    • Ebi Awosika, M.D., M.P.H. - Director, Employee Health Promotion Disease and Impairment Prevention
    • Lynn Van Male, Ph.D. - Director, Workplace Violence Prevention
    • Lewis Radonovich, M.D. - Director, National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control (COHIC)
     
  • Aram Dobalian, Ph.D., M.P.H., J.D. – Director, Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)

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