Angell Resigns as CDPH Director and State Public Health Officer

Late Sunday, Dr. Sonia Angell announced her resignation as the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer. In her announcement, Angell did not indicate the reason for her departure.

The Newsom Administration indicated Ms. Sandra Shewry will serve as acting director of CDPH, and Dr. Erica Pan, the current CDPH State Epidemiologist, will serve as the acting state public health officer.