Strong leadership for the health of Virginia Meet Virginia’s public health team Colin M. Greene, MD, MPH State Health Commissioner Laurie Forlano, DO, MPH Deputy Director, Office of Epidemiology Bob Hicks Deputy Commissioner, Public Health and Preparedness Acting Deputy Commissioner, Community Health Services As we face COVID-19 and other emerging health threats, it’s critical for Virginia to remain prepared and resilient. Now and in the future, the Virginia Department of Health’s leadership stands strong, with a proactive, evidence-based approach to protecting Virginia’s health. We’re here to work for all, especially those at the highest risk; to be a trusted source for health information; to address health equity; and to keep all Virginians prepared for and aware of what’s to come. Your health is our job, and we’re committed to giving it our all.