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Commissioners

Below is a complete list of DOHMH Commissioners from Amster to Wynne.

1870 - 1872   Joseph Bosworth
 
1873 - 1883   Charles F. Chandler, Ph.D.
 
1883 - 1887   Alexander Shaler
 
1887 - 1889   James C. Bayles
 
1890 - 1897  

Charles G. Wilson

 
1898   Nathan Straus
 
1899 - 1900  

Michael C. Murphy

 
1901   John B. Sexton
 
1902 - 1903  

Ernst J. Lederle, Ph.D.

 
1904 - 1909   Thomas Darlington, MD
 
1910 - 1913  

Ernst J. Lederle, Ph.D.

 
1914 - 1915   Sigismund S. Goldwater, MD
 
1915 - 1917   Haven Emerson, MD
 
1918   J. Lewis Amster, MD
 
1918 - 1923   Royal S. Copeland, MD
 
1923 - 1925   Frank J. Monaghan, MD
 
1926 - 1928   Louis I. Harris, MD
 
1928 - 1933   Shirley W. Wynne, MD
 
1934 - 1942  

John L. Rice, MD

 
1942 - 1946  

Ernest L. Stebbins, MD

 
1946  

Edward M. Bernecker, MD

 
1946 - 1947   Israel Weinstein, MD
 
1947 - 1949   Harry S. Mustard, MD
 
1950 - 1953  

John F. Mahoney, MD

 
1954 - 1962  

Leona Baumgartner, MD

 
1962 - 1965  

George James, MD

 
1966 - 1967   Howard Brown, MD
 
1967 - 1969  

Edward O'Rourke, MD

 
1969 - 1971  

Mary C. McLaughlin, MD, MPH

 
1972 - 1974  

Joseph, A. Cimino, MD, MPH

 
1974 - 1976  

Lowell E. Bellin, MD

 
1977 - 1978   Pascal James Imperato, MD, MPH, TM
 
1978 - 1981   Reinaldo A. Ferrer, MD, MPH
 
1981 - 1986  

David J. Sencer, MD, MPH

 
1986 - 1989   Stephen C. Joseph, MD, MPH
 
1990 - 1991  

Woodrow A. Myers, Jr, MD, MBA

 
1992 - 1997   Margaret A. Hamburg, MD
 
1998 - 2002  

Neal L. Cohen, MD

 
2002 - 2009  

Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH

 
2009 - 2014  

Thomas Farley, M.D., M.P.H.

 
2014 - present  

Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH