Governor names interim state Health Department head

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 06, 2022 3:40 PM CT

Dr. Morgan McDonald replaces Dr. Lisa Piercey, who stepped down last month.


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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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