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Angela Swartzman Appointed Health Officer In Lee County
October 23, 2015
Oct. 23, 2015
ANGELA SWARTZMAN APPOINTED HEALTH OFFICER IN LEE COUNTY
Tallahassee, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health has announced Angela Swartzman as the new health officer for the Florida Department of Health in Lee County. Since 2012, Swartzman has served as deputy public health director in Chautauqua County, New York.
“Angela is an experienced public servant and a tremendous fit for the role of health officer with the Florida Department of Health in Lee County,” said Kim Barnhill, deputy secretary for County Health Systems. “Her leadership, experience and commitment to public health make us confident that she will serve the department and the people of Lee County well.”
Prior to her appointment, Swartzman worked 10 years in Chautauqua County, New York, as a public health professional. From 2005 to 2011, Swartzman was a program coordinator for the Chautauqua County Health Department’s Cancer Services Program and from 2011 to 2012 she worked as the director of administrative services and also held the role of acting deputy public health director. Since 2012 she has served as deputy public health director in Chautauqua County, enforcing state and local public health laws, writing grants, and operating the county health department’s budget.
Swartzman earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Community and Human Services from Empire State College in 2009 and her Master of Healthcare Administration from Bellevue University in 2011. She was also a member of the New York State Cancer Consortium, the New York State Association of County Health Officials and the National Association of County and City Health Officials.
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