FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jane Warga
District Board of
330-270-2855 ext. 131
Health commissioner appointed to federal health agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael O.
Leavitt has appointed Matthew Stefanak, Health Commissioner of the General
Health District in
Chartered by Congress, the Board of Scientific Counselors provides advice and guidance to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Directors of CDC, National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry regarding agency goals, objectives, strategies, and priorities in fulfillment of these agencies’ mission to protect and promote America’s health. It also provides guidance to ensure the quality, timeliness, utility, and dissemination of scientific information from these federal agencies.