The DO provides the leadership, policy direction and general supervision to the institute. Reporting directly to the Director’s Office are the following: Quality Assurance Office, Health Emergency Management Office, Training Office, Bids and Awards Committee, Research and Innovation Office, Communications and Engagement Office, Surveillance and Response Unit, Meducal Credentials Committee, Safety Committee (Infection Prevention and Control Committee, BioRisk Management Committee, Occupational Health and Safety Committee), Institutional Review Board, and Institutional Animal Care Unit.