LaShonda M. Malrey-Horne was chosen as the brand new Director of Public Well being Providers on the Well being District.
WACO, Texas — The Metropolis of Waco and the Waco McLennan County Public Well being District introduced the number of LaShonda M. Malrey-Horne as the brand new Director of Public Well being Providers on the Well being District.
Malrey-Horne was chosen from a big pool of candidates and was interviewed and unanimously permitted by the McLennan County Public Well being District Board made up of representatives from the collaborating cities in McLennan County, in keeping with the Waco McLennan County Public Well being District.
Waco Deputy Metropolis Supervisor Deidra Emerson who crammed in as performing Director of the Public Well being District stated, “We’re very happy to convey Ms. Malrey-Horne to our neighborhood to guide our public well being providers. She has a well-rounded background in public well being, the technical and relational expertise to guide our public well being district now and into the long run.”
Malrey-Horne has greater than fifteen years of expertise in neighborhood well being providers, primarily within the Tyler space which is understood for its excellent medical amenities. She holds a Grasp of Public Well being diploma from A.T. Nonetheless College in Kirksville in addition to a Bachelor of Science in Well being Research from Texas Ladies’s College in Denton, in keeping with the Waco McLennan County Public Well being District.
Waco Metropolis Supervisor Bradley Ford stated, “Ms. Marley-Horne positively stood out throughout our complete and collaborative search course of for a brand new Director. I’m excited for the broader neighborhood to see the vitality and pleasure she’s going to convey to Public Well being in Waco and McLennan County.”
Most lately, Malrey-Horne has served as Operations Part Chief for the Regional Well being and Medical Operations Middle on the Texas Division of State Well being Providers in Tyler. Her expertise contains work in each the private and non-private sectors of well being providers and brings huge information, expertise and vitality to the McLennan County Public Well being District, in keeping with the Waco McLennan County Public Well being District.
Newly elected Chairman of the Public Well being District Board Hector Sabido stated, “I’m very excited to welcome Ms. Malrey-Horne to our fantastic metropolis! I imagine she has the management to assist our neighborhood transfer ahead within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, whereas nonetheless addressing different well being considerations and points. I look ahead to the good issues she’s going to accomplish for the Well being District.”
The Metropolis of Waco and the Waco McLennan County Public Well being District are happy to welcome LaShonda to Waco. Her first day on the job will probably be March 1.