Leadership

Joshua D. Baker

Director

Joshua D. Baker is the director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), having most recently served as the Agency's director of operations. He was appointed by Governor Henry D. McMaster on November 9, 2017. Prior to...

Dr. Michael Psikogios

Deputy Director for the Office of Health Programs, and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Michael Psikogios is the deputy director for the Office of Health Programs and chief medical officer for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Psikogios joined the agency as the chief medical officer in August 2019 from...

Erin Boyce

Chief of Staff

Erin Boyce is the chief of staff for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Since joining the agency in 2013, she served in several positions in Finance, most recently as the chief financial officer. Boyce previously worked in...

Nicole Mitchell Threatt

Deputy Director of Long Term Living

Nicole Mitchell Threatt is the deputy director of Long Term Living. With a career at the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services spanning almost 25 years, Mitchell Threat has served in numerous positions in the area of behavioral...

Thomas "Clark" Phillip, Jr.

Deputy Director for Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Thomas "Clark" Phillip, Jr. is the deputy director for finance and chief financial officer (CFO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.   Phillip has extensive experience in Medicaid managed care. Before joining the agency,...

Byron Roberts

General Counsel

Byron Roberts is the general counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Roberts received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1989 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of...

Elizabeth Ryan

Deputy Director for Eligibility, Enrollment and Member Services

Elizabeth Ryan is the deputy director for Eligibility, Enrollment and Member Services for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Since joining the agency in 2018, she served most recently as the assistant deputy director for...

Deirdra T. Singleton

Deputy Director for Administration and Chief Compliance Officer

Deirdra T. Singleton is a deputy director of administration and chief compliance officer of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Singleton has served over 25 years with the agency, beginning her tenure in as an administrative...

David H. Ulmer

Deputy Director for the Office of Information Management and CIO

David Hamilton Ulmer is the deputy director for the Office of Information Management (OIM) and the chief information officer (CIO) for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). Ulmer is responsible for the ongoing...

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