Committee on Health

Committee Chair

Yvette Alexander


The Committee on Health is responsible for matters concerning health and environmental health; the regulation of health occupations and professions, health care inspectors, and concerns of the aging.


Rayna Smith

Committee Director

(202) 724-8170

Ronald King

Senior Policy Analyst

(202) 724-8170

Osazee Imadojemu

Legislative Counsel


John Paul Brandt

Legislative Counsel


Agencies under the Committee on Health

  • Advisory Committee on Acupuncture
  • Advisory Committee on Anesthesiologist Assistants
  • Advisory Committee on Naturopathic Medicine
  • Advisory Committee on Physician Assistants
  • Advisory Committee on Polysomnography
  • Advisory Committee on Surgical Assistants
  • Board of Allied Health
  • Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Board of Behavioral Health
  • Board of Chiropractic
  • Board of Dentistry
  • Board of Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Board of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Board of Massage Therapy
  • Board of Medicine
  • Board of Nursing
  • Board of Nursing Home Administration
  • Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Board of Optometry
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Board of Physical Therapy
  • Board of Podiatry
  • Board of Professional Counseling
  • Board of Psychology
  • Board of Respiratory Care
  • Board of Social Work
  • Board of Veterinary Examiner
  • Committee on Metabolic Disorders
  • Commission on Aging
  • Commission on HIV/AIDS
  • Council on Physical Fitness, Health, and Nutrition
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health Care Finance
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
  • District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority
  • Health Information Exchange Policy Board
  • Mental Health Planning Council
  • Metropolitan Washington Regional Ryan White Planning Council *
  • Not-For-Profit Hospital Corporation
  • Office on Aging
  • State Rehabilitation Council
  • Statewide Health Coordinating Council

* This entity is a federal agency or regional body.  As such, the Committee does not have direct oversight but, rather, serves as a liaison for the Council in relations to this entity.