Moran Appointed Senior Deputy Director of the Public Health Administration

Contact: Angela Minicuci (517) 241-2112

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Director James K. Haveman is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Moran to the position of Senior Deputy Director of the Public Health Administration, beginning May 26, 2014.

“Given her prior experience with the Michigan Department of Community Health and our priorities, I am confident that Susan will be an excellent leader for the Public Health Administration,” said James K. Haveman, Director of the MDCH. “A nurse by training and with proven success in healthcare management, Susan’s background will provide a unique perspective for leading the way in protecting the health of Michigan residents.”

Most recently, Moran served as a Principal with Health Management Associates, where she assisted public and private sector clients with projects involving healthcare policy, analysis, design and improvement. Prior to that, she worked with the Medical Services Administration within MDCH from 1998 to 2013 where she held a leadership role in the implementation of Medicaid managed care plans within the Michigan Medicaid Program. Her responsibilities included working with broad stakeholder groups such as Medicaid managed care organizations, administrative oversight of managed care contracting and procurement activities, performance measurement and quality improvement, and policy development.

In her new role, Moran will be responsible for leading Michigan’s core public health services through procurement and administrative oversight of the Bureau of Local Health and Administrative Services; Bureau of Family, Maternal and Child Health; Bureau of Disease Control, Prevention Epidemiology; Bureau of Laboratories; and Office of Public Health Preparedness. This position works in coordination with the Chief Medical Executive as well as coordinates public health services. Moran is filling the position recently left vacant by the departure of Melanie Brim, the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Health Council.

Moran received her Masters of Public Health in 1985, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1980 from the University of Illinois. Moran currently lives in Williamston with her family.

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