For Release: June 14, 2011 – Pamela Williams, Office of Communications – 405/271-5601
Oklahoma State Board of Health Re-elects Officers
At its regular monthly meeting today, the Oklahoma State Board of Health re-elected its current slate of officers to continue another one-year term for 2011-2012. Dr. Jenny Alexopulos was re-elected President, Dr. R. Murali Krishna was re-elected Vice President, and Cris Hart-Wolfe was re-elected Secretary-Treasurer.
Alexopulos is Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Associate Professor of Family Medicine with the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She was appointed to the Board in 2005. Alexopulos represents Ottawa, Delaware, Craig, Mayes, Nowata, Rogers, Washington, Tulsa, Pawnee, and Osage counties.
Krishna is President and Chief Operating Officer of INTEGRIS Mental Health and co-founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of INTEGRIS Health James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit. He was appointed to the Board in 2008. Krishna represents Logan, Oklahoma, Cleveland, McClain, Garvin, Murray and Payne counties.
Hart-Wolfe is Director of Human Performance Centers in Clinton and is a board-certified orthopedic physical therapist. She was appointed to the Board in 2007 and represents Ellis, Dewey, Custer, Roger Mills, Beckham, Washita, Kiowa, Greer, Jackson, Harmon, and Tillman counties.
The Board also recognized outgoing member Dr. Kenneth Miller, McAlester physician, whose term ends this month.
The Oklahoma State Board of Health has nine members appointed by the governor with senate confirmation.