April 8, 2019

Statement from Mayor Emanuel on CDPH Commissioner Dr. Morita - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor’s Press Office      312.744.3334

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR EMANUEL ON CDPH COMMISSIONER DR. MORITA

 

“For two decades, Dr. Julie Morita has been a relentless champion for health equity at the Chicago Department of Public Health. She was the first Asian American to lead the department and leaves behind a strong legacy – groundbreaking tobacco legislation, higher HPV vaccination rates, record low new cases of HIV, strong response to the Ebola crisis, and Healthy Chicago 2.0, a plan that engaged partners in every sector to address the root causes of health. The City of Chicago’s loss is the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation’s gain.”

 

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