New Maryland Health Secretary Van Mitchell | WYPR

New Maryland Health Secretary Van Mitchell

Mar 27, 2015

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  Whoever heads the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has a lot on their plate: overseeing health care reform, taming the heroin epidemic, administering Medicaid in the state. Gov. Larry Hogan tapped Van Mitchell, a former deputy health secretary, state delegate, and lobbyist to lead this sprawling agency. Van Mitchell joins Sheilah in the studio to talk about his priorities.