Dr. Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey has served as the Interim Health Commissioner since May 2014 and also serves as the Deputy Health Commissioner for the Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
Among her responsibilities is oversight for the Bureau of School Health Programs, the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health Programs, the Office of Youth Violence Prevention, the Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and the Office of Field Health Services. From November 2012 to May 2013, Dr. Duval-Harvey served as interim Chief of Staff, and from April 2009 to February 2011, she was responsible for all clinic and emergency preparedness activities in the Health Department.
Prior to her current position, Dr. Duval-Harvey was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins in the School of Medicine. Her career at Hopkins began in 1998 until 2008, at which time she was the Director of the Community Mental Health Outpatient Programs for Children in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services.
Dr. Duval-Harvey is a licensed clinical psychologist. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hofstra University in New York and her master’s and doctoral degree from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Duval-Harvey completed her clinical internship with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1989 and spent 10 years in clinical and administrative roles in Departments of Psychiatry at Elmhurst Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital in New York prior to her affiliation with Johns Hopkins.