Health Commissioner Set to Retire

 In Nurses Weekly

The woman who needed no introduction as she helped lead the Garden State’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic is retiring next month from her post as New Jersey’s top public health official. Commissioner of Health Judith Persichilli will depart from the position she took on in 2019, then in an interim capacity, replacing Dr. Shereef Elnahal who became president and CEO of University Hospital. Persichilli is the first nurse to have held the position.

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