Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen appoints Timothy Tesmer as chief medical officer

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Gov. Jim Pillen on Tuesday appointed Timothy Tesmer, M.D. as Nebraska’s next chief medical officer.

Tesmer comes to the Department of Health and Human Services from his private practice, Tesmer ENT, according to a press release.

He will become the department’s chief medical officer on March 27.

“Dr. Tesmer is a distinguished physician and surgeon with over 35 years of practice,” Pillen said in the release. “His expertise will be pivotal in serving Nebraskans as our Chief Medical Officer.”

Tesmer previously served as a physician specializing in ear, nose and throat otolaryngology at CHI’s Physician Network/ENT Nebraska.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the people of this great state,” Tesmer said in the release. “I look forward to working with Governor Pillen, CEO Smith, and the entire DHHS team to help Nebraskans live better and healthier lives.”

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