Performance Improvement 2006. Appendix D – Acknowledgment of HHS Officials


The following persons from HHS contributed to preparing information on evaluation projects for Performance Improvement 2006: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

Administration for Children and Families
Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
Karl Koerper
Bob Driscoll

Food and Drug Administration
Office of Policy, Planning, and Legislation
Mary Bobolis
John Uzzell
Catherine Songster

Administration on Aging
Office of Evaluation
Saadia Greenberg

Health Resources and Services Administration
Office of Planning and Evaluation
Emily DeCoster
Willine Carr
Lyman VanNostrand

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

Indian Health Service
Office of Public Health
Phillip L. Smith

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Office of Policy and External Affairs
Kevin Ryan

National Institutes of Health
Office of Evaluation
Linda Kupfer
Alejandra Herr

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of Program Planning and Evaluation
Nancy Cheal
Thomas Chapel
Terrie Slaton

Office of Public Health and Science
Lorraine Fishback
Valerie Welsh



Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Office of Research, Development, and Information
Tricia L. Rodgers
William Saunders
Eric M. Katz
Susan L. Anderson

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Office of Policy and Program Coordination
Suzanne Fialkoff
Peggy Gilliam
Nancy Brady


Preparation of this report was managed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Planning and Policy Support.

Project Director: Audrey Mirsky-Ashby.  Technical and Systems Support: Kimberley Berlin.

Additional ASPE staff contributing to the development of these materials included Alana Landey, Bill Marton, and Lynn Nonnemaker. Susan Belsinger of Library Associates, Inc. provided database management. Kim Axelrod of Library Associates, Inc. provided database updating and editing support. Martin Bosworth of STG International provided editing support.

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