The Department of Veterans Affairs has posted its first list of employee removals, suspensions and demotions showing 525 VA staffers have been fired since President Trump took office in January.
At first blush a cooperative agreement between HHS and its Cuban counterpart seems absurd, given the shambling condition of Cuba’s medical system.
William Gregory Burel, the director of the Division of Strategic National Stockpile for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the Department of Health and Human Services, is one of 50 new fellows for the National Academy of Public Administration.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Strategic National Stockpile of drugs and medical supplies is often the provider of last resort in case of an emergency That it responds on a dime is thanks to the work of its director, William Greg Burel, a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals.
This week’s guest is Paula Braun, Entrepreneur in Residence for the CDC Mortality Project. Paula has both a master’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in analytics. She is the ideal person to apply analytics to the world of big data.
Epidemic Intelligence Service officers serve as the disease detectives when an outbreak happens.
Greg Downing, executive director for Innovation at the Department of Health and Human Service’s Idea Lab and Chad Heilig, associate director for data science from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talk to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the Venture program, which helps employees make headway against big challenges HHS faces.
OPM sent a memo encouraging federal managers to minimize travel to regions affected by Zika, suggesting teleconferencing as an alternative.
An Army investigation found no single culprit for live Anthrax shipments that mistakenly traveled the globe, but a “culture of complacency” pervaded the lab they came from.