Performance Improvement 1995. Acknowledgments

02/01/1995

Performance Improvement 1995: Evaluation Activities of the Public Health Service describes the continuous efforts of the PHS Agencies to examine public health programs for the efficiency of their operations and their effectiveness in achieving their objectives. The planning, development, and coordination of those evaluations is largely the responsibility of the following PHS planning and evaluation offices:

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Office of Program Development
Phyllis Zucker, Director

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of Program Planning and Evaluation
Martha Katz, Director

Food and Drug Administration
Office of Planning and Evaluation
Paul L. Coppinger, Associate Commissioner

Health Resources and Services Administration
Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Legislation
Ronald H. Carlson, Associate Administrator

Indian Health Service
Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Legislation
Luana Reyes, Director

National Institutes of Health
Office of Science Policy and Technology Transfer
Lana R. Skirboll, Director

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Office of Disease Prevention and Health
Promotion and Health Planning and Evaluation
Susanne A. Stoiber, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration
Office of Policy and Program Coordination
Frank Sullivan, Director
Office of Applied Studies
Daniel Melnick, Director

Preparation of this report and the appendixes was coordinated by staff in the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Health Planning and Evaluation, under the supervision of J. Michael McGinnis, M.D., Assistant Surgeon General. Staff responsible include James Harrell; Paul Johnson, Ph.D.; Janice Radak; Melanie Timberlake; and Valerie Welsh. Development and production of the report was supported under contract by the services of Muriel Levin, Ed.D.; the staff of EEI; and Miriam Davis, Ph.D., special consultant.

The following persons from PHS Agencies contributed to the writing, collection of information on evaluation activities, and reviews of the report:

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Irma Arispe, Ph.D.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Wilma Johnson
Nancy Cheal

Food and Drug Administration
Tim Hegarty
Mary Gamunev

Health Resources and Services Administration
Anabel Crane
Cassandra Lyles

Indian Health Service
Linda Arviso-Miller
Leo Nolan

National Institutes of Health
John Uzzell
David Chananie, Ph.D.
Anita Harris

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Andy Lefton
Barbara Secka
Kirby Weldon

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration
Anna Marsh, Ph.D.
Andrew Freeman

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