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Dr. Amy Person, MD
The District Health Officer provides the legal authority and medical oversight for preserving the health of the community. The position reports directly to the Benton-Franklin Health District Board of Health
Dr. Amy Person has served Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) as the Health Officer since October of 2011. She has a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, a Master’s degree in Health Care Informatics and a certificate in Geographic Information Systems from University of Wisconsin. She is board-certified in pediatrics.
Prior to joining BFHD, Dr. Person provided clinical pediatric care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 18 years, primarily addressing the health care needs of under served adolescents and children.