NIH: Office of Disease Prevention


Office of Disease Prevention Staff

Deborah Langer, M.P.H.

Senior Communications Advisor

Ms. Langer joined the ODP in December 2010 as a Senior Communications Advisor/Technical Writer-Editor. She provides comprehensive support for all matters relating to the communication of the office’s mission, vision, and strategic plan. Ms. Langer conducts a wide range of communications activities for ODP programs and assists in the management of the ODP website and all social media initiatives for the office. She serves as an ODP representative on the NIH IC International Representatives Committee as well as the NIH Health and Wellness Council.

Before joining the ODP, Ms. Langer served as an Advocacy Relations Manager at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Office of Advocacy Relations, where she was responsible for the development and coordination of advocacy activities surrounding various aspects of cancer research. This included researching, developing, and disseminating key health communications documents to the advocacy community, managing various NCI research advocate committees, and working with key NCI leadership to develop and implement public health outreach programs that further disseminate and highlight the scientific research being conducted at NCI.

Ms. Langer received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Master of Public Health from George Washington University, Washington, DC (Health Promotion and Disease Prevention).

Deborah Langer, M.P.H.