I’m glad to announce that Rodgers Wilson, MD is our permanent Behavioral Health Medical Director. Dr. Wilson oversees the clinical/prevention and quality management/medical management areas of our behavioral health system. He has spearheaded Quarterly Health Initiatives that address common physical health needs among individuals with behavioral health illnesses and is currently developing collaborative training programs for identifying individuals with traumatic brain injury and emergency room physicians treating behavioral health conditions. Don Herrington is now our Assistant Director for Public Health Preparedness and is responsible for EMS, the Lab, Vital Records, EDC and Emergency Preparedness. Cara Christ, MD is now our Bureau Chief for Epidemiology & Disease Control and Chief Medical Officer for Public Health.
Please join me in congratulating them for shaking their “Acting” labels.