LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH
LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, was appointed as the 17th director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, effective April 23, 2012, by Gov. Pat Quinn.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. Hasbrouck, a board certified medical internist, served from 2009 to 2012 as the director of the Ulster County (New York) Department of Public Health, and from 2011 to 2012 as director and commissioner of the Ulster County Department of Mental Health. He was the only county official in the state of New York to simultaneously lead both the health and mental health departments.
A graduate of the University of California-Berkeley, where he also received a Masters in Public Health; and the Charles Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program, Dr. Hasbrouck completed his medical residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has published numerous scientific articles, reports and book chapters, including co-authorship of the 2001 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Youth Violence. He also is the recipient of several distinguished honors, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary’s Primary Health Care Policy Fellowship, the HHS Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service, and the Meritorious Honor Award from the U.S. Department of State.
Dr. Hasbrouck resides in Chicago with his wife, Zuleika, and three daughters.
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