Michigan’s chief medical executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun accepts new position outside state government
Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, has taken a new job outside of state government and will be replaced by Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian during a search for a permanent replacement, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced.
Dr. Joneigh Khaldun voices concern as COVID cases in Michigan increase
LANSING, Mich. – The Chief Medical Executive of the State of Michigan Dr. Joneigh Khaldun spoke with Local 4 about the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Monday’s update includes a total of 8,202 new covid cases and eight additional deaths over the past two days. On Saturday, the state reported 652,569 total cases and 16,026 deaths. READ: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 660,771; Death toll now at 16,034This trend in the wrong direction has the attention of Khaldun. — Joneigh Khaldun MD MPH FACEP (@DrKhaldun) March 28, 2021Michigan has vaccinated more than 2.5 million citizens with at least one dose of the Moderna of Pfizer vaccine.