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New Communications Director Announced

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

January 14, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2015

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-4111

Florida Department of Health Announces New Communications Director

TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health has announced Tiffany Cowie as the new Communications Director, effective January 15. Cowie replaces Nathan Dunn, who has been appointed Deputy Chief of Staff for the Department. Cowie will oversee the Department's comprehensive communications efforts.

"Accurate and timely health communication informs healthier choices by Floridians," said State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong. "Ms. Cowie is a savvy communicator with a demonstrated commitment to public service. I am pleased to have her join our team to serve the children, adults and communities of Florida."

Prior to joining the Department, Cowie served as Press Secretary for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Previously she was a Public Information Officer for the Florida Department of Education (DOE), where she had also been a Communications Specialist in DOE's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Earlier, Cowie worked in TV news as an anchor, reporter and executive producer.

Cowie received her Bachelor's Degree in Communications and her Master's Degree in International Relations from Troy University.

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