McKee names panel to help pick next health director; here’s who’s on it – The Providence Journal

Gov. Dan McKee has named a panel of local health-care professionals to help him select both aninterim and a permanent director of the Rhode Island Department of Health.

The announcement comes on the heels of the news that Deputy DirectorThomas J. McCarthy has also submitted his resignation.McCarthy's boss, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, announced her resignationlast week.

Under state law, the new health director must be "a physician graduated by an acceptable medical college."

The person mustalso have at least one year of graduate-level instruction in publichealth, "as evidenced by a certificate of graduation or a degree in public health," or board certification in a medical specialty, and at least five years' full-time experience in health administration.

Rhode Island Health DepartmentDirector: 'Steep learning curve' awaits next Health Department head, says former director Fine

Here's who will be advising McKee as he picks Alexander-Scott's replacement:

Read the rest here:
McKee names panel to help pick next health director; here's who's on it - The Providence Journal

Related Post

Comments are closed.