Paul was named the Director of Opioid Initiatives at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) in October 2017.
Paul has two decades of experience in the field of substance use, which includes work at the local, county, and state levels. His work has centered on implementing evidence-based policies, programs, and strategies to positively impact substance use in communities.
Paul has previously worked at DHS as a Prevention Coordinator with the Division of Care and Treatment Services Substance Abuse Services Section, and as the Statewide Training Coordinator with the Division of Public Health Office of Preparedness and Emergency Healthcare.
Prior to working for the State of Wisconsin, Paul was the Policy Director for a non-profit organization in Madison and also spent ten years working for a community-based non-profit organization in San Diego, California.