M. Jane Ford Witthoff, BSPH, MBA
Public Health Solutions

Jane Ford Witthoff is the Director of Public Health Solutions. The organization is certified as a local health department to serve five rural counties in the state of Nebraska. Her previous positions included director of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department for 18 years and director of a 17-county health systems agency.

Ms. Witthoff has held several public health leadership positions at both national and state levels, such as President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials; a member of numerous commissions and advisory boards convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and a member of CDC’s inaugural Public Health Leadership class. She is the recipient of multiple awards in recognition of her exemplary public health service, including “Health Officer of the Year” by the National Association of Local Boards of Health and “County Official of the Year” by the Nebraska Association of County Government.

Ms. Witthoff received a BSPH from the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and an MBA from the University of Nebraska Executive MBA Program.