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Office of Science and Data Policy (SDP)

The Office of Science and Data Policy is the departmental focal point for policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination of department-wide public health science policy and data policy activities and issues. The Office provides authoritative advice and analytical support to the ASPE and departmental leadership on public health science policy and data policy issues and initiatives, coordinates science and data policy issues of interagency scope within HHS, and manages interagency initiatives in science policy and data policy. The Office works closely with staff from across the Department on strategic plan development and implementation efforts. The Offices also carries out a program of policy research, analysis, evaluation, and data development in these issues.

The Office of Science and Data Policy includes several components:

Topic Areas:

  • HHS Data Council
  • Regulatory Impact Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Information Quality Guidelines
  • Prevention and wellness
  • Public health systems and functions
  • Food safety and nutrition
  • Drugs and devices
  • Tobacco control and prevention
  • Biomedical research and development
  • Economic analysis
  • Emergency preparedness, response, and recovery
  • Data and statistical policy
  • Health disparities and vulnerable populations
  • Health information technology
  • Microsimulation
  • Privacy policy

Reports

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Response of the Department of Health and Human Services to NBAC's Report 'Research Involving Human Biological Materials: Ethical Issues and Policy Guidance'

April 30, 2001
Cover letterHarold Shapiro, Ph.D., Chair National Bioethics Advisory Commission 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 700 MSC 7979 Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7979 Dear Dr. Shapiro:

Analysis and Proposed Actions Regarding the NBAC Report: Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders That May Affect Decisionmaking Capacity

January 15, 2001
Prepared by HHS Working Group on the NBAC Report"Cover letterDr. Harold Shapiro, Chair National Bioethics Advisory Commission 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 700 MSC 7979 Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7979 Dear Dr. Shapiro:

Analysis and Proposed Actions Regarding the NBAC Report: Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders That May Affect Decisionmaking Capacity

December 31, 2000
This document presents the findings and proposals of a multi-agency Working Group (WG) convened by the Office of Science Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation to develop a proposed response by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) Report entitled Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders

Toward a National Health Information Infrastructure. Interim Report

June 19, 2000
INTERIM REPORT prepared by The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Workgroup on the National Health Information Infrastructure(1)

Shaping a Vision for 21st Century Health Statistics

May 31, 2000
-Interim Report-"Introduction: The 21st century Vision processThe 21st Century Vision Process

Service Utilization and the Individual, Family, and Neighborhood Characteristics of Children with Disabilities in Illinois

September 29, 1996
Robert Goerge, Lucy Mackey-Bilaver, Bong Joo Lee, David Koepke and Allison Harris University of Chicago, Chapin Hall Center for Children