Friday, December 19, 2014

DOH director honored

DOH director Joxel Garcia was recently honored with the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS) Admiral Flag.   Garcia received the flag,
one of the most prestigious public health honors, for his commitment, innovative thinking and uniquely effective approach to developing strategic public health plans, initiatives and programs, as well as his profound impact on global public health. (DOH release)

Garcia is the first to receive this honor.   According to DOH, the flag "was the actual flag displayed in Dr. Garcia's office during his tenure at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)."

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