U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland was appointed as the fourth director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), during a Jan. 3 ceremony, during which she pledged to continue taking the DHA “down its path of excellence.”
“I’m thankful for this opportunity and grateful to this team, and excited about partnering with our surgeons general, our industry partners, and our patients during a dynamic period in health care,” said Crosland during the ceremony…
The Senate has confirmed her for promotion to lieutenant general, and she will receive her third star on Jan. 20.
Crosland is the first African American DHA director. She has replaced Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Ronald Place, who served as a director since of DHA October 2019… Read the full article here.