Acting Anne Arundel County Health Officer Accepts Permanent Position at Maryland Department of Health
Annapolis, MD (August 9, 2018) – Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh today announced that Acting County Health Officer Fran Phillips has accepted a position as Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services at the Maryland Department of Health.
“Anne Arundel County has been blessed to have such dedicated public servant like Fran serving our citizens,” said Schuh. “She leaves an incredible legacy of public service in our jurisdiction, and we wish her well as she pursues this incredible opportunity.”
Billie Penley, current budget director for the Health Department, will serve as the new Acting Health Officer. Dr. David Rose, Deputy Health Officer, will oversee the County’s opioid treatment and prevention efforts.