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Revitalizing Oklahoma’s Healthcare System: Gov. Stitt Appoints Dr. Finch as Secretary of Health and Mental Health


Feb 10, 2024
Dr. Corey Finch Appointed as Oklahoma’s Secretary of Health and Mental Health

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has appointed Dr. Corey Finch as the new Secretary of Health and Mental Health to lead the state’s efforts in revitalizing its healthcare system. As a physician and member of the Health Care Authority Board, Finch brings his extensive experience to Stitt’s cabinet to improve healthcare outcomes for Oklahomans.

The appointment of Dr. Finch as Secretary of Health and Mental Health is vital in addressing healthcare needs for Oklahoma’s vulnerable populations. Finch expressed his eagerness to take on this important position and continue to support the state’s goal of being a happier and healthier place.

In his new role, Dr. Finch outlined his objectives to ensure that Oklahoma’s health agencies are effectively working to provide care and attention to those who need it. Gov. Stitt emphasized that Finch’s extensive involvement with Oklahoma-based facilities gives him a unique perspective on the needs of the state’s healthcare system.

Dr. Corey Finch is a family physician with experience in primary care, emergency medicine, and hospital inpatient care. He completed his medical training at prestigious institutions and also served in the United States Air Force. In 2014, he completed his service commitment and remains active with the Oklahoma Army National Guard. His appointment as Secretary of Health and Mental Health awaits confirmation by state legislators.

As Governor Kevin Stitt continues to revamp Oklahoma’s healthcare system, appointing Dr. Corey Finch as Secretary of Health and Mental Health was an important step towards improving healthcare outcomes for Oklahomans

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