In his current role, Williams has been responsible for leading a variety of local and state public health programs for the last eight years. An announcement about his new position said Williams most recently oversaw the $100 million federal Primary Care Access and Stabilization Grant, which provides money for more than 90 primary-care and behavioral health clinics in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parish in Louisiana.
A graduate of Northwestern University, Williams earned a master's degree from Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and has previous experience as an emergency medical technician.
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