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Mission Statement

The Indiana Department of Correction Medical Division prides itself on providing the highest available quality of care to incarcerated individuals. The Physical Health Services, Behavioral Health ServicesTransitional Healthcare Services,  Addiction Recovery Services and the Breann Leath Maternal Child Health Unit (MCHU) provide various services within our facilities and coordinate services for individuals released back into the community.

How can we help

Read a list of Frequently Asked Questions, including how to request medical forms and how to get release of information forms.

If you have an immediate need, you can contact us HERE.

Learn more about important topics related to your health each month


Meet our Staff

Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Kristen Dauss

Executive Director of Physical Health Services
Nikki Tafoya
Nikki Tafoya


Executive Director of Addiction Recovery Services
Angela West
(Vacant)

Executive Director of Transitional Healthcare Services
Christine Daniels
Christine Daniel


Medical Operations Administrator
Bob Burns
Bob Burns

Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services
Dr. Deanna Dwenger
Dr. Deanna Dwenger


Epidemiologist
Olivia Beard
Olivia Beard

Career Opportunities

The steadily growing field of correctional health care is an often overlooked area of public health. Providing clinical services to adults and juveniles in prison offers many opportunities not found in private practice. Learn more about available career opportunities.