Performance Improvement 2000. Acknowledgments

01/01/2000

Performance Improvement 2000: 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 Planning, Research and Evaluation
Howard Rolston, Director
 
Administration on Aging
Office of Program Operations and Development
Edwin Walker, Director
 
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Office of the Administrator
Lisa Simpson, Deputy Administrator
 
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Office of Policy and External Affairs
Georgi A. Jones, Director
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of Program Planning and Evaluation
Kathy Cahill, Director
 
Food and Drug Administration
Office of Planning and Evaluation
William K. Hubbard, Associate Commissioner
 
Health Care Financing Administration
Office of Strategic Planning
Barbara S. Cooper, Director
 
Health Resources and Services Administration
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Legislation
Paul W. Nannis, Director
 
Indian Health Service
Office of Public Health
Elizabeth A. Fowler, 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
Delores Parron, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Systems
 
Office of Public Health and Science
Randolph F. Wykoff, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health
(Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)
 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Office of Policy and Program Coordination
Daryl Kade, Director
 

Preparation of this report and the noted appendices was coordinated by staff in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, under the supervision of Delores Parron, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Systems. Responsible staff include Mike Herrell, Paul Johnson, and Carolyn Solomon. Development and production of the report was supported, under contract, by the services of Susan Belsinger and Marilyn Henry of Sanad Support Technologies, Inc.; Reid Jackson, Wayne Hall, and Carolyn Paxton of the South Carolina State University Policy Analysis Consortium. The following persons from HHS agencies contributed to writing, collecting information on evaluation activities, and reviewing the report:

Administration for Children and Families
Mary Ann MacKenzie
James V. Dolson
 
Administration on Aging
David Bunoski
 
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Elizabeth Levell
Wendy Perry
 
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
David Evans
Donna McKissick-Jones
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Nancy Cheal
Nancy Chalmers
 
Food and Drug Administration
Kathleen McEvoy
Mary Bobolis
 
Health Care Financing Administration
William Saunders
Sydney Galloway
 
Health Resources and Services Administration
Roger Straw
Willine Carr
 
Indian Health Service
Debbie Melton
 
National Institutes of Health
John Uzzell
Diane Buckley
Joan Bailey
 
Office of Public Health and Science
Linda Meyers
Valerie Welsh
 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
George Fitzelle