Evelyn M. Kappeler

Evelyn M. Kappeler

Evelyn M. Kappeler is the Director of the HHS Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), a position she has held since July 29, 2012. Ms. Kappeler was first appointed in 2010 by the Assistant Secretary for Health to build and to lead the newly funded office. Ms. Kappeler implemented OAH’s signature $110 million grant program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy through the replication of evidence-based program models and research and demonstration projects. She previously served as the Acting Director of the HHS Office of Population Affairs (OPA).