Glossary Entry

Task Force on Community Preventive Services 

The Task Force is an independent, non-federal, volunteer body of public health and prevention experts. Its members are appointed by the Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The role of this Task Force is to:

  • oversee systematic reviews led by CDC scientists
  • carefully consider and summarize review results
  • make recommendations for interventions that promote population health
  • identify areas within the reviewed topics that need more research

Visit the Task Force web page [link (will open in a new window)] to learn more.

Related term:Community Guide

from The Guide to Community Preventive Services web site