Jeanette Kowalik Archives

Milwaukee Health Commissioner said she faced racism, received threats on the job

September 10, 2020

Dr. Jeanette Kowalik said she faced racism, toxicity and received threats during her time as Milwaukee Health Commissioner. “It’s one thing to get into a position, it’s another thing to be supported in the position and it’s another thing to be able to bring in other people so that you’re not the one and only,”… [Read More]

Commissioner Kowalik will return to Washington D.C. to join renowned health policy organization

September 3, 2020

Dr. Jeanette Kowalik has been the Commissioner of Health for the City of Milwaukee since September 2018. She returned to her hometown to help the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) during a time of crisis. During her tenure, she was able to stabilize the health department, reorganize and reconnect the city to community, regional… [Read More]