INDIANAPOLIS - Governor-elect Eric Holcomb announced today that Dr. Jennifer Walthall will serve as the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) Secretary effective January 9, 2017.
Dr. Jennifer Walthall, Secretary of the Family and Social Services Administration:
"Jennifer has extensive experience in the fields of public health and medicine," said Governor-elect Eric Holcomb. "Her knowledge and expertise will bring a depth of understanding to the complexity of family and social services and I look forward to working with her in this role."
Dr. Jennifer Walthall currently serves as the Deputy Health Commissioner at the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). Previously, she was the Division Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics. She received her Bachelors degree from the University of Houston and attended the Indiana University School of Medicine. She also received her Masters of Public Health from the Indiana University Department of Public Health.