Dr. Brett P. Giroir, the Assistant Secretary for Health, made the following announcement today:
Wanda K. Jones, DrPH, has been named permanent Deputy Director of the Office of Research Integrity. Wanda has been serving in an interim capacity since December 2017. Wanda has held many leadership positions within OASH over the years, including Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and head of our Office on Women’s Health. Before that, she led the CDC’s Office of Women’s Health. Wanda served as the U.S. Principal Delegate to the Inter-American Commission on Women from October 2008 to May 2019. When she initially joined CDC, Wanda led domestic and international laboratory training efforts in HIV/AIDS testing, and later moved to a science advisory role in HIV/AIDS policy at CDC, where she focused on policies related to neonatal screening, women and HIV/AIDS, vaccine development and HIV reporting.