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Paul Halverson named advisor to Gov. Holcomb

January 17, 2017

Fairbanks School of Public Health Dean Paul Halverson

Fairbanks School of Public Health Dean Paul Halverson

Fairbanks School of Public Health Founding Dean Paul Halverson was named as a key advisor by Gov. Eric Holcomb on Jan. 5, as the governor-elect laid out his priorities for the upcoming legislative season at a press conference. Among his priorities is an initiative to fight drug and opioid abuse in Indiana. Halverson will be serving as a senior health advisor to the governor.

"I am honored to serve Governor-elect Holcomb as an advisor for health issues in Indiana," Halverson said upon the announcement. "The health of the people is the foundation to our prosperity as a state. On behalf of the school, we stand ready to support both the governor and the legislature with the health issues that lie ahead."

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