Dr. Randall Williams Resigns As Head of MO Department of Health & Senior Services

Governor Mike Parson is announcing the resignation of Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services Director Dr. Randall Williams today (Tuesday).

Dr. Williams submitted his letter of resignation this morning (Tuesday) and Governor Parson named Deputy Chief of Staff Robert Knodell as Acting Director of the agency.

No reason was provided by the Governor’s office as to the reason for Dr. Williams’ resignation.

Dr. Williams previously served as North Carolina’s public health director and became Missouri’s department head in 2017.