South Carolina Department of Mental Health

Biography

John H. Magill
State Director
South Carolina Department of Mental Health


  • Mr. Magill began working at the Department of Mental Health in the late 1960's.
  • In 1977, he became the Georgia State Director for Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
  • He was the Founding Chief Executive Officer of Fenwick Hall Hospital in 1980.
  • He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at both M.U.S.C. and U.S.C.
  • In 2010, Mr. Magill was presented the Governor’s award: the Order of the Palmetto.
  • He has served as the State Director of the Department of Mental Health since 2006. With 10 years in the position, he is currently the longest serving State Mental Health Director in America.

 

Rev. September 2016

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