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Office of Science and Data Policy Issues

The Office of Science Policy guides and coordinates the development of science policy in areas such as genetic testing, environmental health, xenotransplantation and asthma. The office works closely with all of the agencies and institutes within the Department and with external scientific and research communities. The Office of Science Policy is in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the Department of Health and Human Services.


The National Health Information Infrastructure

Action Against Asthma: A Strategic Plan for the Department of Health and Human Services. May 2000

HHS Data Council

President's Council on Bioethics

Human Subject Protection

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

HHS Privacy Committee