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Beth Liston Biography

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Representative Beth Liston serves the people of House District 21

Dr. Beth Liston is serving in her second term as a member of the Ohio House, representing the Northwest Corner of Franklin County. She began her career in medicine, earning her MD and PhD at the Ohio State University and subsequently training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Yale New Haven Hospital. Upon completing her residencies, Dr. Liston joined the faculty at Ohio State in 2006. Since that time, she has worked clinically as a hospitalist at OSU's Wexner Medical Center and at Nationwide Children's Hospital, caring for adults and children in the inpatient setting.  She is a Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Pediatrics with significant involvement in medical student education and a passion for advocacy.

Dr. Liston first ran for office in 2018, in order to bring a better understanding of impact of policy on health and wellness to the Ohio General Assembly.  She serves as the Ranking Member on the House Health Committee, and sits on the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee, the Families Aging and Human Services Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. In the community Dr. Liston is immediate past-president of the Columbus Medical Association and a member of the Dublin-Worthington Rotary. She lives in the Dublin area with her husband and their two teenaged children.