Performance Improvement 2002. Acknowledgments of HHS Officials


Acknowledgments of HHS Officials

Performance Improvement 2002: 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 following persons from HHS agencies contributed to preparing information on evaluation projects:

Administration for Children and Families
Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
James V. Dolson
Mary Ann MacKenzie

Administration on Aging
Office of Planning and Evaluation
Frank Burns
David Bunoski

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Office of the Administrator
Kathleen Kendrick
David Introcaso

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Office of Policy and External Affairs
Larry Young

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of Program Planning and Evaluation
Susan Cleveland

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Office of Strategic Planning
William Saunders
Sydney Galloway

Food and Drug Administration
Office of Policy, Planning, and Legislation
Theresa Mullin
Mary Bobolis

Health Resources and Services Administration
Office of Planning and Evaluation
Roger Straw
Willine Carr

Indian Health Service
Office of Public Health
Elizabeth Fowler
Debbie Melton

National Institutes of Health
Office of Evaluation
Joan Bailey
John Uzzell
Diane Buckley

Office of Public Health and Science
Omar Passons
Valerie Welsh

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Office of Policy and Program Coordination
George Fitzelle

Preparation of this report was managed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Planning and Policy Support. Responsible officials include: Mike Herrell, Vijaya ChannahSorah, and Elsie Quinones. Annette Johnson provided clerical support. Additional information and support was provided by Elizabeth Lower-Basch, Martha Moorehouse, Roxanne Gibson, Floyd Brown, and Gavin Kennedy. Thanks also to Paul Johnson, formerly of ASPE, for consultative technical support.

Susan Belsinger and Marilyn Henry of Sanad Support Technologies, Inc. provided database management as well as support in the development and production of the report.

Cheryl J. McDonnell of James Bell Associates and Norma Gavin of Research Triangle Institute provided support and materials for the evaluation review panel process.