Oklahoma Governor 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. Finch, a family physician with experience in primary care, emergency medicine, and hospital inpatient care, brings his expertise as a physician and member of the Health Care Authority Board to Stitt’s cabinet.
The role of Secretary of Health and Mental Health is crucial in addressing healthcare needs for Oklahoma’s vulnerable populations. Finch expressed his enthusiasm about taking on this important position and continuing to support the state’s goal of being a happier and healthier place. In his new role, Dr. Finch aims to ensure that Oklahoma’s health agencies are effectively working to provide care and attention to those who need it most.
Gov. Stitt highlighted Finch’s extensive involvement with Oklahoma-based facilities, which gives him a unique perspective on the needs of the state’s healthcare system. He emphasized that Finch’s medical training at prestigious institutions and service in the United States Air Force have equipped him with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this position.
The appointment of Dr. Corey Finch as Secretary of Health and Mental Health awaits confirmation by state legislators, but it is clear that he brings valuable experience and expertise to the role. As a physician with a passion for improving healthcare outcomes for Oklahomans, Finch is well-equipped to lead the state’s efforts in revitalizing its healthcare system.