September 29, 2021

New York State Department of Health Commissioner appointed

On September 29, 2021, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH, has been appointed Commissioner, NYS Department of Health.

Governor Hochul said "With more than 30 years of experience devoted to promoting health equity and social justice, both in the United States and abroad, Dr. Bassett's career has spanned academia, government, and not-for-profit work."

Dr. Bassett's appointment is effective December 1, 2021.

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