Director for the National Center Injury Prevention and Control

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Center Injury Prevention and Control
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Friday, April 11, 2014

Responsible for providing leadership in developing and executing a national program for non-occupational injury prevention and control with federal, state and local agencies, voluntary and private sector organizations.  Provides the vision and direction to accomplish CDC's strategic imperatives and goals management program as they relate to injury prevention and control. Responsible for leading and managing the performance of their organization to align with and attain agency goals and organizational objectives and advances the state of science through research and development extramurally and intramurally and continuously improves public health programs through innovation, program development, and rigorous performance management and evaluation. Operate through a variety of operational components whose staff is from a wide range of disciplines such as behavioral science, health science, medicine, epidemiology, mathematical statistics and informatics in grades through the Senior Executive Service of the Civil Service and Flag Rank of the Commissioned Corps.  Partners with state and local health and transportation agencies, voluntary associations, private organizations, and other Federal agencies to reduce violence and monitor injury related health issues. Initiate nondiscriminatory practices and affirmative action for area under his/her supervision.

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