Margaret Benz, assistant professor of nursing, has been appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon to serve on the MO HealthNet Oversight Committee.
A licensed registered nurse, Benz is also an adult nurse practitioner for the Institute of Family Medicine and Parkview Clinics. She obtained both her undergraduate and master's degrees in nursing from Saint Louis University.
The Mo HealthNet Oversight Committee reviews the participant and provider satisfaction reports and the reports of health outcomes, social and behavioral outcomes, use of evidence-based medicine and best practices.
The governor has appointed Benz for a term ending Oct. 30, 2013. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Missouri Senate.