Meet our Health Officer

Mark D. Fox, MD, PhD, MPHDr Fox

Fox was appointed as a Part-time Deputy Health Officer by the St. Joseph County Board of Health in 2018. Dr. Fox holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is eager to make progress on “community health improvement initiatives".

Lead, infant mortality, immunizations and health education “are the four big categories", but he also wants to help establish what the strategic priorities are going forward for the Department of Health.  

 Fox served as Interim Health Officer from October 2019 to February 2020.

Contact Information:

Jennifer S. Parcell, Executive Administrative Assistant

574-235-9573 - Phone

574-235-9960 - Fax


If you are calling after hours and this is a TRUE public health emergency, please call our emergency pager at 574-283-4925