Nicole Greene serves as Deputy Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health (OWH) and acts as the primary advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health — Women's Health. A former Council for Excellence in Government Fellow and a graduate of the prestigious Leadership for a Democratic Society program through the Federal Executive Institute, Ms. Greene leads change management in the office. One of her first projects at OWH was to lead the restructuring of OWH, improving the efficiency and effectiveness by aligning the mission of the Office so it can better serve American women and girls.
Ms. Greene oversees all administrative, financial and strategic planning as well as program and management operations, including the Office's annual $33 million budget and related Congressional Justifications. She also guides all aspects of personnel management, staff development, and staff performance-related activities, employing a robust employee and labor relations program.
Ms. Greene serves as a spokesperson for OWH speaking on such topics as domestic violence and National Women's Health Week, and raises awareness of Lyme disease and related illnesses by sharing her own experiences with Lyme. Ms. Greene also facilitates partnerships with business and cultural leaders, celebrities, and other personalities.
Before joining OWH, Ms. Greene spent more than 20 years at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), where she most recently served as Senior Administrative Officer and Operations and Administration Team Lead for HRSA's Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr). While at BHPr, Ms. Greene provided leadership, coordination, recommendations, and assistance in goal-setting in program and administrative management, human resources, acquisitions, and financial and logistical management. During her time at HRSA, she also led the Policy and Analysis Branch of BHPr's National Practitioner Data Bank. In that role, she provided guidance, policy creation and interpretation, and strategic planning and program monitoring, in addition to her supervisory responsibilities. Ms. Greene also spent many years in various roles within HRSA's Bureau of Primary Health Care, including more than seven years as a Senior Project Officer for the Community Health Center program. Her dynamic and extensive experience in public health has contributed to her overall proficiency in federal program management and oversight, operations and administrative management, making her a valuable resource to OWH and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.
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