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Public Health Division Organizational Chart

Public Health Division

Public Health Director
Rachael Banks, MPA

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Office of the State Public Health Director

Director's Office Contacts

Deputy Public Health Director, Policy and Partnerships Director
Cara Biddlecom, MPH

Fiscal and Business Operations
Carole Yann

Science and Evaluation
State Health Officer / State Epidemiologist
Dean Sidelinger, MD, MSEd

Lead Communication Officer
Jonathan Modie

Senior Policy Advisor
Angela Allbee, EMPA

Center for Health Protection

Center Administrator
André Ourso, MPH, JD

Center Contacts

Drinking Water Services
Section Manager
David Emme

Environmental Public Health
Section Manager
Gabriela Goldfarb, MPP

Health Care Regulation and Quality Improvement
Section Manager
Dana Selover, MD

Health Licensing Office
Section Manager
Sylvie Donaldson

Oregon Medical Marijuana Program
Section Manager
Megan Lockwood

Radiation Protection Services
Section Manager
David Howe, MA

Center for Prevention and Health Promotion

Center Administrator
Timothy Noe, PhD

 Center Contacts

Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health
Section Manager
Helene Rimberg, PsyD

Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
Section Manager
Tatiana Dierwechter, MSW

Injury and Violence Prevention
Section Manager
Laura Chisholm, MPH, PhD

Maternal and Child Health
Section Manager
Cate Wilcox, MPH

Nutrition and Health Screening
(WIC Program)

Section Manager
Tiare Sanna, MS, RDN

Center for Public Health Practice

Center Administrator
Collette Young, PhD

 Center Contacts

Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention
Section Manager
Zintars Beldavs, MS

Center for Health Statistics
Section Manager
Jennifer Woodward, PhD

HIV, STD and TB 
Section Manager
Annick Benson-Scott

Health Security, Preparedness and Response
Section Manager
Akiko Saito, MPA, MPH

Section Manager
Aaron Dunn, MPH

Oregon State Public Health Laboratory
John Fontana, PhD, (HCLD) ABB

Last updated: January 12, 2021

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