Performance Improvement 1996. Acknowledgments

02/01/1996

Performance Improvement 1996: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services describes the continuous efforts of the various HHS agencies to examine service and research programs for the efficiency of their operations and their effectiveness in achieving objectives. The planning, development, and coordination of those evaluations is largely the responsibility of the following HHS planning and evaluation offices:

Administration for Children and Families
   Office of Policy and Planning
   Howard Rolston, Director

Administration on Aging
   Office of Program Operations and Development
   Edwin Walker, Director

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
   Office of Planning and Evaluation
   Phyllis Zucker, Director

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
   Office of Program Planning and Evaluation
   Jeff Harris, Director

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

Health Care Financing Administration
   Office of Research and Demonstrations
   Thomas Gustafson, Deputy Director

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
   Leo Nolan, Director

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

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
   Office of Program Systems
   Susanne A. Stoiber, Deputy Assistant Secretary

Office of Public Health and Science
   Carol Roddy, Senior Program Advisor

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

Preparation of this report and the noted appendixes was coordinated by staff in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, under the supervision of Ms. Susanne A. Stoiber, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Systems. Staff responsible include Mike Herrell, Paul Johnson, Colleen Monaghan, Tricia Quiller, Carolyn Solomon, and Joan Lee Turek. Development and production of the report was supported, under contract, by the services of Deborah Burke and the staff of EEI Communications.

The following persons from HHS agencies contributed to the writing, collection of information on evaluation activities, and review of the report:

Administration for Children and Families
   James V. Dolson
   Helen Howerton

Administration on Aging
   Saadia Greenberg
   Harry Posman

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
   Mary Gamunev

Health Care Financing Administration
   William Saunders
   Sydney Galloway

Health Resources and Services Administration
   Anabel Crane
   Casandra Lyles
   Susan Hammersten

Indian Health Service
   Frank Marion
   Sarah Crazythunder

National Institutes of Health
   John Uzzell
   Bonnie Kalberer
   Anita Harris

Office of Public Health and Science
   Carol Roddy

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