Ilitch School alumna appointed to Public Health Advisory Council

Mike Ilitch School of Business alumna Denise Fair has been appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Public Health Advisory Council. Fair was named chief public health officer of the Detroit Department of Health by Mayor Mike Duggan in 2019.

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Fair is the chief public health officer for the City of Detroit. She holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, a master of public health from the University of California at Berkley and an M.B.A. from the Ilitch School at Wayne State University. Fair succeeds Joneigh Khaldun representing local public health officials and will serve for a term commencing Dec. 11, 2020, and expiring Nov. 1, 2022.

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