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Public Health Advisory Board Members are:

  • Frances Veverka, MPH - Association of Ohio Health Commissioners
  • Jerry Lupfer - Ohio Association of Boards of Health
  • Stephan Ruckman, RS, MPH - Ohio Environmental Health Association
  • Paul Hicks, MD - Ohio Hospital Association
  • Kathleen Smith, DVM, MPH - Ohio Public Health Association
  • Ashley Glass, BS, CHES- Ohio Society for Public Health Education
  • Edward Bope, MD - Ohio State Medical Association
  • Diane Dietz, Assistant Executive Director, Ohio Health Care Association 
  • vacancy 
  • Jean Scholz Mellum, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Principal at Healthcare Workforce Transformation 
  • Sheila M. Thomas, PharmD, Senior Director, Evidence based Medicine, Sanofi US
  • The director of health or the director’s designee shall serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the board

Mailing Address:

Ohio Department of Health
Attn: Ohio Public Health Advisory Board
Office of the General Counsel, 7th Floor
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Telephone: (614) 466-4882
Fax: (614) 564-2509


Page updated 3/2/2018