Now you see her….

Now you don’t…

(9-11-20) Thursday morning Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that Dr. Joan Duwve would be his next Director of the Ohio Department of Health, later in the day he announced that she had withdrew her name from consideration.

Lance Himes will continue to serve as the interim director.

Duwve, from North Olmsted, is a public health director for South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control. She worked previously as chief medical officer with the Indiana Department of Health and medical director for the department’s Division of Public Health and Preparedness.