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Leadership Biographies

Dawn O'Connell  

Dawn O'Connell

Assistant Secretary
Preparedness and Response

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Ms. Dawn O’Connell serves as the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She leads the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response and serves as the Secretary’s principal advisor on public health emergencies. Her organization leads the nation in preventing, responding to, and recovering from the adverse health effects of man-made and naturally occurring disasters. Learn More >


 
 
Nikki Bratcher-Bowman

Nikki Bratcher-Bowman

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief Operating Officer

Kathryn Alvarez

Kathryn Alvarez

Chief of Staff



Tracey Trautman

Tracey Trautman

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Director, Office of Administration
Deborah E. Kramer

Deborah E. Kramer

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Director, Office of Preparedness



Jonathan Greene

Jonathan N. Greene

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Director, Office of Response
Gary Disbrow  
                       Gary L. Disbrow, PhD

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Director, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority 


Arlene Joyner

Arlene Joyner, MS PMP CSSGB

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Director, Office of Industrial Base Management and Supply Chain
Steve A. Adams, MPH

Steven A. Adams, MPH

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Strategic National Stockpile


Dr. Jason W. Roos

Jason W. Roos, PhD

Deputy Assistant Secretary

Director, HHS Coordination Operations and Response Element