Gov. Tony Evers praised Kirsten Johnson's "wealth of knowledge" as he appointed the former Milwaukee health commissioner as secretary of the Department of Health Services.
Before becoming Milwaukee's health commissioner in 2021, Johnson led the Ozaukee Public Health Department. She's also worked as a health policy fellow and adviser for former U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-La Crosse.
Johnson will replace Karen Timberlake, who left the post at the start of the year.
"I have no doubt that her wealth of experience in public health, as well as her commitment to reducing disparities in health so ...
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