Performance Improvement 2001. Appendix B - Acknowledgement of HHS Officials

01/01/2001

Performance Improvement 2001: 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 Planning and Evaluation
    Frank Burns, Director
  • Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
    Office of the Administrator
    Kathleen Kendrick, Planning and Evaluation Officer
  • 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 Policy, Planning and Legislation
    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
    Lyman G. Van Nostrand, Acting 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 Planning and Evaluation (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 Planning and Evaluation (Program Systems). Responsible staff include Mike Herrell, Paul Johnson, and Jim Scanlon. Development and production of the report was supported, under contract, by the services of Susan Belsinger and Marilyn Henry of Sanad Support Technologies, Inc.; Norma Gavin of Research Triangle Institute; and Cheryl J. Mc Donnell of James Bell Associates.

The following persons from HHS agencies contributed to preparing information on evaluation projects:

  • Administration for Children and Families
    • Naomi Goldstein
    • Mary Ann MacKenzie
    • James V. Dolson
  • Administration on Aging
    • David Bunoski
  • Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
    • Elizabeth Levell
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    • David Evans
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Nancy Cheal
    • Nancy Chalmers
    • Susan Cleveland
  • Food and Drug Administration
    • Dennis Hill
    • 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
    • Joan Bailey
    • Diane Buckley
  • Office of Public Health and Science
    • Linda Meyers
    • Valerie Welsh
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    • George Fitzelle