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Lamont Names Infectious Disease Expert To Head Department of Public Health

Yale infectious diseases physician Manisha Juthani will lead the Public Health Department as its next permanent commissioner, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday. Juthani will take over for Dr. Deidre Gifford who has directed the agency throughout most of the pandemic.   In May 2020, Lamont fired Public Health Commissioner Renee Coleman-Mitchell and named Gifford, the state […]