Radhakrishna Appointed CDPH Office of Health Equity Deputy Director

On Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Rohan Radhakrishna, MD, MPH as the Deputy Director of the Office of Health Equity at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Radhakrishna has served as the co-chair of the Health Equity Committee of the California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO) since 2019 and the Deputy Health Officer at Contra Costa County Health Services since 2018. Radhakrishna was previously the chair of the Family and Adult Medicine at Contra Costa County Health Services from 2015 to 2019 and held other international and global public health positions. The position requires Senate confirmation.

The appointment announcement is available here.