Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box 'Changed Behaviors' Will Be Reason State Can Stay Open, Says State Health Commissioner By Justin Hicks • May 11, 2020 Justin Hicks / IPB News Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box is reminding Hoosiers of the importance of following COVID-19 safety precautions as “Stay-At-Home” restrictions are lifted across the state. Indiana Reports First Coronavirus Case, State Health Officials Say It’s Isolated By Darian Benson • Mar 6, 2020 Indiana has reported the state’s first presumed case of illness from the new coronavirus. Indiana Names OB-GYN To Fill Vacated Health Commissioner Seat By Sarah Fentem • Sep 18, 2017 Community Health Network The state has named an Indianapolis-based OB-GYN as Indiana’s next health commissioner. Dr. Kristina Box will fill the position left vacant earlier this month when former health commissioner Jerome Adams became U.S. Surgeon General.