PA Health Secretary Levine New ASTHO President

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announced the appointment of Rachel Levine, MD, Secretary of Health at the Pennsylvania Department of Health and professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine, as ASTHO’s new president, effective July 15. “We could not be more thrilled to have Dr. Levine serving as our new president,” says Michael Fraser, CEO of ASTHO. “Throughout her entire career, Dr. Levine has led with a discerning blend of urgency, expertise, and compassion. She has taken huge strides in combatting the opioid epidemic, advancing LGBTQ equity, and protecting rural health-among so much else. At this pivotal moment in public health, I am truly grateful to have Dr. Levine’s rich experience and visionary leadership at the helm.”