The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

October 15, 2010
New medical executive for prisons appointed

101015 Tharratt Photo.jpgFederal Receiver J. Clark Kelso has named Dr. Robert "Steven" Tharratt, M.D. to become the Statewide Medical Executive for California Prison Health Care Services. The former director for California Emergency Medical Services Authority assumes his new post on Oct. 25, where he'll oversee medical services in the state's 33 adult prisons.

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PHOTO: Dr. Robert "Steven" Tharratt / Courtesy California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

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