Senior Advisor for Science, Office of Noncommunicable Disease, Injury, and Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
• For cross-cutting scientific topics prioritized by Director or Deputy Director, develop, implement and monitor agency scientific program. • Foster continued cross-agency and interagency collaboration • Maintain situational awareness, and regular update Deputy Director with regard to status of scientific activities and issues as they arise. • Provide scientific assistance to CDC programs, connecting them to resources to support their work. • Coordinate communication with other federal agencies and partner organizations • Serve on CDC intra-agency committees • Represented CDC on HHS Interagency Committees and Working Groups • Serve as principal coordinator of agency scientific input on designated interagency projects (for example, Surgeon Report) or other requests.
Dr. Grant is currently focusing her energy on building or expanding programs in 3 cross-cutting public health areas for CDC 1) Addressing Public Health Issues Related to Marijuana ,2) Addressing Public Health Issues Related to Alcohol, and 3)Mental Health.