Edney named Mississippi’s next State Health Officer


www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2022-05-25 13:28:42

Daniel Edney
Dr. Daniel P. Edney, left with outgoing state health officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s next State Health Officer is Dr. Daniel P. Edney, who will replace Dr. Thomas Dobbs on Aug. 1.

Dobbs is resigning from the post he’s held since 2018 at the end of July.

Edney currently holds the position of Deputy State Health Officer and has been with the department since February 2021. The Mississippi State…

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