Interim Director, Center for Local Public Health Services/Program Manager, Maternal Child Health Services Program
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Jefferson City, Missouri
Martha Smith is the Interim Director of the Center for Local Public Health Services at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. She also manages the statewide Maternal Child Health (MCH) Services Program, is a member of the State Title V MCH Block Grant team, is a team leader of the DHSS Emergency Response Center’s Local Public Health Agency Management Team, and participates in various statewide coalitions, advisory committees, and work groups. Martha earned her BS and a dual MS in Nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, with specialized focus in Child/Family Advanced Practice Nursing and Nursing/Healthcare Administration. Her professional experience encompasses a diversity of nursing roles, including patient care provider, clinical nurse specialist, nurse consultant, nurse educator, healthcare regulator, and healthcare administrator, and a variety of healthcare settings, including primary, secondary, and tertiary care, and academia.
Saturday, March 9
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM