Martin Raniowski

Deputy Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Health


Martin Raniowski, MA is the Acting Deputy Secretary for Health Planning and Assessment with the PA Department of Health. As Acting Deputy Secretary, he is responsible for monitoring, tracking, and analyzing the health status of Pennsylvania communities. Raniowski oversees the management of the Bureaus of Health Planning, Community Health Systems, Laboratory, Epidemiology, Emergency Medical Services, and the Offices of Health Equity and Public Health Preparedness.

Mr. Raniowski previously served as the Director for the Bureau of Health Planning with the Department of Health and in that role was responsible for overseeing the management of the Access to Primary Care program, the PA Loan Repayment program, the J-1 Visa waiver programs, and the Community Challenge Grant programs, the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP), SHIP Partnerships, health care workforce reports and the Health Policy Board. Also, under his direction, the Bureau of Health Planning developed healthcare workforce reports that analyze the vitality of rural healthcare professions, such as physicians, physician assistants, dentists, dental assistants, registered nurses, and licensed practical nurses.

Prior to joining the Department, he served as the Senior Director, Public Advocacy & Strategic Alliances with the American Heart Association, and as a Senior Health Strategist, MultiState Associates. Mr. Raniowski also served as a Legislative Research Analyst with Pennsylvania House of Representatives and as a Special Assistant to Governor Ridge.

Raniowski has a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.