Sign In
Search Icon
Menu Icon
Leadership Biographies

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 for Preparedness and Response,

Chief Operating Officer​
Kathryn Alvarez

Kathryn Alvarez​

​Chief of Staff



David Hassell

David Christian Hassell, PhD

Senior Science Advisor,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Preparedness and Response
Gary Disbrow  
                       Gary ​L. Disbrow, PhD

Director, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Preparedness and Response


Jonathan Greene

Jonath​an Greene

Director, Office of Operations and Resources,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Preparedness and Response
Patrick Hernandez

Patrick Hernandez

Director, Office of Incident Command and Control,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Preparedness and Response


Tracey Trautman

Tracey Trautman

Director, ​Office of Executive Management

Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Preparedness and Response