Tom Salow

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About Tom Salow

Tom Salow is Interim Assistant Director of Licensing and Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Arizona Department of Health Services. He started with ADHS in 2005 as a senior rules analyst, working with a variety of licensing programs to draft, amend, and adopt administrative rules. In 2009, he became the manager for the Office of Administrative Counsel and Rules, helping oversee senior rules analysts, administrative counsel, and policies. He also served as interim legislative liaison for just under a year during this time. After a few years, he moved into the Division of Licensing as Deputy Assistant Director (Branch Chief), overseeing Vital Records, Radiation Control, Child Care Licensing, and Special Licensing. This oversight includes the medical and adult-use marijuana programs, business and finance, and enforcement. He moved into his current role as interim assistant director in January 2022. He continues his duties as Branch Chief but now oversees three additional bureaus: Long-Term Care Licensing, Residential Facilities Licensing, and Medical Facilities Licensing. He also oversees the chief legislative liaison and the manager for the Office of Administrative Counsel and Rules. Tom has a bachelor of science in Justice Studies and a Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University. He lives in Phoenix with his two teenage boys.

Online portal improves licensing of Arizona child care facilities

By | April 20th, 2022|Licensing|

Championed by Governor Doug Ducey, the Arizona Management System challenges state agencies to continuously improve their value to taxpayers and our other customers.  That’s why ADHS is pleased to share a recent improvement to the way we interact with licensed child care providers – and how the public will benefit from increased transparency as a [...]

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Doulas: Please consider joining our new community advisory committee

By | April 13th, 2022|Licensing|

Expectant mothers certainly need the help of skilled health care professionals before, during and after the birth of their child. But sometimes mothers and their families can benefit from more than medical expertise.  That’s where doulas help. A doula is a trained companion – not a health care professional – who supports another person through [...]

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