Stephanie McCloud is the new director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). McCloud currently leads the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
DeWine also named Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff as ODH’s chief medical officer. Vanderhoff currently serves as chief medical officer for Ohio Health.
Lance Himes, who has been serving as interim health director since the departure of Dr. Amy Acton in June, will remain with ODH as a senior deputy and eventually lead vaccination efforts, working with local health departments.
Kathleen Madden, currently assistant director at the Ohio Office of Budget and Management, will become chief of staff at the Ohio Department of Health.