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It's a New Day in Public Health.

The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Meet our Senior Leaders

Lillian Rivera, RN, MSN, PhD

Heather Beaton, Esq.
Chief Legal Counsel
Olga Connor, BA
Director, Office of Communications & Legislative Affairs

Samir Elmir, PhD, PE
Division Director, Environmental Health and Engineering

Eriko Grover, MS-MPH, RD LD/N
WIC & Nutrition Program Director

Iris Jackson, DNP, MBA, ARNP, FNP-BC, LHRM
Health Administration Services Manager
Reynald Jean, MD, MPH
Director, TB Program 

Natasha Strokin, MPA
Director, Public Health Preparedness
Yesenia D. Villalta, ARNP, MSN, DNP
Executive Community Health Nursing Director

Kira Villamizar, BS, MPH
Director, STD/HIV Prevention and Control

Karen Weller, RN, BSN, MBA-HSM
Director, Office of Community Health and Planning

Maribel Zayas, BPA, JD
Financial Administrator