Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced they have accepted the resignation of Iowa Department of Public Health Director Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks.
Miller-Meeks has served as the agency’s director since Branstad and Reynolds took office.
Branstad has named Gerd Clabaugh the interim director of IDPH. Clabaugh currently serves as the department’s deputy director.
Miller-Meeks’ resignation is effective January 17.