DHHS Organization

DHHS organizational structure and related organizational charts for the divisions, offices, and programs that reflect the operating structure within DHHS. In the interests of transparency and informing residents about our organization, DHHS updates the charts on a monthly basis.


Morissa Henn, Deputy Commissioner


Hampstead Hospital
Justin Looser, CEO

Intergovernmental Affairs
Krista Morris, Director

Division of Public Health Services 
Iain Watt, Interim Director

  • Bureau of Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery
    • Strategic National Stockpile
    • Public Health Networks
    • Hospital Preparedness Program
    • Safer at School Screening
    • COVID Testing and Vaccine Operations
  • Bureau of Infectious Disease Control
    • Immunization Program
    • Infectious Disease Prevention, Investigation and Care Services
    • Infectious Disease Surveillance
  • Bureau of Public Health Laboratories
    • Chemistry
      • Biomonitoring
      • Opioid Data to Action
      • Food Emergency Response Network
    • Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Clinical Receiving
    • Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics
    • Virology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Water Lab
  • Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition
    • Maternal and Child Health
      • Newborn Screening
      • Early Childhood
      • Home Visiting
      • Injury Prevention
      • Women’s Health
    • Nutrition Services
      • Women, Infants and Children Nutrition
      • Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
  • Bureau of Prevention and Wellness
    • Chronic Disease
      • Arthritis
      • Diabetes
      • Heart Disease
      • Oral Health
    • Cancer, Asthma, and Tobacco
      • Asthma
      • Breast and Cervical Cancer
      • Cancer
      • Tobacco Prevention & Cessation
    • Rural Health and Primary Care & Prescription Drug Monitoring
      • Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
      • Rural Health and Primary Care
  • Bureau of Public Health Protection
    • Environmental Public Health Tracking
      • Radon
    • Food Protection
    • Healthy Homes and Environments
      • Climate and Health
      • Health Officer Liaison Program
      • Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
    • Radiological Health Section
  • Bureau of Public Health Statistics and Informatics
    • Department of Health and Human Services Data Portal
    • Health Statistics and Data Management
    • Informatics (Health Data Integration)
    • Data Requests

Division for Behavioral Health 
Katja Fox, Director


Division for Children, Youth & Families 

  • Bureau of Field Services – Child Protection and Juvenile Justice
  • Bureau of Community, Family, and Program Supports
    • Adolescent Program
    • Foster Care Program
    • Adoption Program
  • Bureau of Professional and Strategic Development
  • Bureau of Evaluation, Analytics and Reporting

Division of Economic Stability 
Karen Hebert, Director

Division of Long Term Supports and Services
Melissa Hardy, Director

  • Bureau of Developmental Services
    • Acquired Brain Disorder
  • Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services
    • Adult Protection Services
    • Home and Community-based Care
    • Nursing Home Care
    • Family Caregiver Support
    • ServiceLink
    • Governor's State Commission on Aging
  • Bureau of Family Centered Services
    • Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs
    • Partners in Health Family Support
    • Youth Health Care Transition
    • Family Support for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
    • Family Centered Early Supports and Services (Part C)

Office of Health Equity
Reuben Hampton, Director

Division of Medicaid Services
Henry Lipman, Director

  • Medicaid Clinical Operations
    • Medical Services
    • Pharmacy Benefit Management
    • Dental
  • Medicaid Policy
    • State Plan
    • Administrative Rules
    • Waivers and Demonstrations 
    • Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity
    • Medicaid Care Management and Operations
  • Medicaid Finance
    • Medicaid Provider Relations

Division of Program Quality and Integrity
Meredith Telus, Director

  • Bureau of Program Quality
    • Data Analytics
    • Health Services Assessment
    • Medicaid Quality Program
    • Substance Misuse Planning and Evaluation
    • Contracts Quality Management 
  • Bureau of Program Integrity
    • Quality Assurance Unit
    • Special Investigations Unit
    • Medicaid Program Integrity Unit
    • Third Party Liability Unit
    • Financial Compliance Unit
    • Administrative Unit
    • Medicaid Provider Enrollment Unit


Administrative Operations

Chief Financial Officer Nathan White



Chief Operating Officer David Wieters


Bureau of Communications & Public Information
Jake Leon, Director 

Employee Assistance Program

    • Administrative Appeals Unit
    • Administrative Rules Unit
    • Bureau of Facilities Licensing and Certification
    • Health Facilities Licensing
    • Child Care Licensing
    • Bureau of General Counsel
    • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • Legislative Affairs
    • Ombudsman
    • Ombudsman, Office of the
    • Office of Long Term Care Ombudsman


NH Hospital CEO Ellen Lapointe