Governor’s head of Department of Health to step down [UPH Wire]

**attached contains the following: * For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards edwards@utah.gov 801.755.3085 Governor’s head of Department of Health to step down SALT LAKE CITY (June 24, 2015) – After serving four years as executive director of the Department of Health, Dr. David Patton, will leave the administration to pursue opportunities in the private sector. Gov. Gary Herbert praised Patton for leading the Department of Health through challenges of disease outbreaks and major upheavals in health reform. During his tenure, he has led the agency’s response to a flu pandemic,…