Office of Public Health Leadership

Alexander C. Billioux, M.D., D.Phil.
Assistant Secretary

M. Beth Scalco
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Center for Community and Preventive Health

Melinda (Mendy) Richard
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Center for Community Preparedness and Health Protection

Myra Lowe
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Center for Finance and Operations

Amanda Ames 
Director, Bureau of Engineering

Amy Zapata
Director, Bureau of Family Health

Ashley Dromgoole
Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Daniel Ferguson
Director, OPH State Laboratory

Dr. DeAnn Gruber
Director, Bureau of Infectious Diseases

Devin George
Director, Bureau of Vital Records and Statistics

Doris Brown 
Director, Bureau of Community Preparedness

Jennifer Nickalus
Director, Bureau of Nutrition Services

Joseph Kanter, MD, MPH
Assistant State Health Officer

Lee Mendoza
Director, Bureau of Health Informatics

Melissa Martin 
Director, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Melissa R. Martin
Acting Director, Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health

Michael Vidrine 
Chief Sanitarian, Bureau of Sanitarian Services

Dr. Sundee Winder
Community Affairs and Legislative Liaison

Susan Bailey
Director, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

Dr. Tammy Hall 
Director, Bureau of Policy, Planning, and Performance

OPH Medical Director

Director, Bureau of Regional and Clinical Operations

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