Cabinet Agencies

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Links to Cabinet Agencies

This listing is restricted to agencies whose activities in some fashion affect or are intended to affect the health sector or U.S. population health. Note that headers link directly to cabinet agency itself.

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce (DOC)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Education

Department of Energy (DOE)

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Aging Children/Families AHRQ ATSDR CDC CMS

Office of the Secretary

Administration on Aging (AOA)

Includes AOA program information, resources/information for aging service professionals and consumers

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Extensive information on AHCPR-funded policy research, survey/evaluation data, consumer information and clinical practice guidelines

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

ATSDR activities and information/resources related to environmental health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems (CMS, formerly HCFA)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Health Resources and Services Adminstration (HRSA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS)

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Department of the Interior

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Department of Labor (DOL)

Department of State

Department of Transportation (DOT)

Department of the Treasury

Department of Veterans Affairs