RI Leadership in Development Disabilities Starts With Office of Health and Human Services (OHHS)

By Gina Macris

a photo of OHHS Deputy Secretary Jennifer WoodJennifer Wood, Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, the top aide and top lawyer to Secretary Elizabeth Roberts, and a former chief of staff at the state Department of Education is orchestrating an effort to usher in a new era for Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

And she’s creating a brand new management team to help her do it,  including Brian Gosselin, a veteran of former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s administration, to serve as Chief Strategy Officer.

Since January, when a federal judge agreed to oversee Rhode Island’s compliance with a consent decree, Wood has emerged at the forefront of the state’s response to the court case.


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