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About the Wyoming Department of Health

At the Wyoming Department of Health, our mission is to promote, protect, and enhance the health of all Wyoming citizens.

Please click here for a WDH organizational chart.

Please click here for a detailed directory listing of division and program contact information. 


Thomas O. Forslund, Director
Korin Schmidt, Deputy Director
Eric McVicker, Chief Financial Officer

For more information about administrative services such as Human Resources, HIPAA and the Fiscal Office, please click here. 

Aging Division

(307) 777-7995 Fax (307) 777-5340
Heather Babbitt, Senior Administrator

Public Health Division

(307) 777-6340 Fax (307) 777-8264
Dr. Wendy E. Braund, Senior Administrator and State Health Officer 

Behavioral Health Division

(307) 777-6494 Fax (307) 777-5849
Chris Newman, Senior Administrator  

Division of Healthcare Financing

(307) 777-7531 Fax (307) 777-6964
Teri Green, Senior Administrator and State Medicaid Agent

Director's Unit for Policy, Research and Evaluation

(307) 777-7656 Fax (307) 777-7439
Stefan Johansson, Health Policy and Evaluation Administrator


Click here for details about active proposed rules and processes.

Institutional Review Board

The Wyoming Department of Health Institutional Review Board provides review of human research for department-related studies. The WDH IRB is registered with Health & Human Services-Office of Human Research Protection. Programs interested in conducting studies and surveys should review the protocol submission requirements found at the IRB website.