Office of Public Health Leadership

Joseph Kanter, MD, MPH
Interim Assistant Secretary

M. Beth Scalco
Senior 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. 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

Karen Chustz
Director, Bureau of Regional and Clinical Operations

Katherine Cain
Director, Bureau of Planning and Performance

Lee Mendoza
Director, Bureau of Health Informatics

Melissa Martin 
Director, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Healthcare Access

Melissa Mendoza
Legislative Liaison

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. Richard Tulley
Acting Director, OPH State Laboratory


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