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Jennifer Davis - Chief of Staff, Ohio Department of Health

As Chief of Staff of the Ohio Department of Health, Jennifer Davis works with the director in assisting in defining agency goals and objectives, formulates policies, procedures and agency directives and coordinates the development of strategic plans and budget policy. Jennifer also maintains an ongoing relationship with the governor’s staff and collaborates with other state agencies for efficiency and best practices.

supports the director role and will oversee agency issues including; health policy, health equity, Public Health Accreditation (PHAB) and the State Health Assessment (SHA) and the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP).

Jennifer joined the administration in 2011 as a Legislative Liaison for the Ohio Department of Aging before moving to Chief of Communications and Government Outreach. After her time at ODA, Jennifer joined the Governor’s Office staff as Assistant Policy Director of Health and Human Services. Her time there gave her the opportunity to work closely with ODH where she was able to know more about agency and our mission to protect the health of all Ohioans.

Just before joining ODH, Jennifer had the opportunity to serve once again at ODA as their Chief of Staff. Her experience also includes serving as Senior Legislative Aide for the Ohio House of Representatives. Jennifer holds a bachelor of arts degree from Ohio University.

Last Updated: 4/27/2017