Newsom Names L.A. Pediatrician Mark Ghaly as New CHHS Secretary
Ghaly, a Harvard Medical School grad, has a deep background in community health and health care policy. He succeeds longtime CHHS leader Michael Wilkening, who championed data sharing and other innovations within the sprawling agency.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday appointed practicing pediatrician Mark Ghaly as the new secretary for the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS).
Ghaly, who's also the director of health and social impact for Los Angeles County, "will help lead the administration’s...