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Public Health Integrity Committee

Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management

Public Health Integrity Committee (PHIC)

The Public Health Integrity Committee assesses federal public health recommendations and guidance to ensure that Florida’s public health policies are tailored to Florida’s communities and priorities. The committee is chaired by the State Surgeon General and members will review research, data, and policies and provide recommendations and guidance to the Florida Department of Health.

The committee is comprised of seven members appointed by the State Surgeon General pursuant to the requirements outlined in section 20.43(6), Florida Statutes. 



  • Jay Bhattacharya, MD, Ph.D.
  • Martin Kuldorff, Ph.D.
  • Tracy Beth Høeg, MD, Ph.D.
  • Joseph Fraiman, MD
  • Christine Stabell Benn, MD, PhD
  • Bret Weinstein, Ph.D.
  • Steven Templeton, Ph.D.



November 14, 2023

  • Agenda
  • Notebook
  • Virtual (Microsoft Teams), Meeting will begin at 3 p.m., Eastern Time.
    Join the meeting
    Or call in (audio only)
    850-792-1375,  202789494#,  Tallahassee, Florida
    Phone Conference ID: 202 789 494#

May 22, 2023
  • Agenda
  • Notebook
  • Florida Capital, Cabinet Meeting Room, LL03, 9:30 a.m., Eastern Time

May 11, 2023
  • Notebook
  • Virtual (Microsoft Teams), 9 a.m., Eastern Time.

March 13, 2023