Birth Defects Program Manager
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Blythewood, South Carolina
Vinita Leedom is the manager of the SC Birth Defects Program. She has ten years of experience in public health including seven years of management experience. Vinita holds bachelors degrees in International Studies and French from Louisiana State University, a Master of Public Health from Tulane University, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of South Carolina. Vinita is trained in Lean Six Sigma, and infection control. Vinita is passionate about health, wellness, and employee engagement. Most recently, Vinita graduated from the agency's second Leadership, Excellence, and Achievement Program. As a part of the LEAP class, her year-long group project focused on employee retention and engagement. Vinita is also a working mom and has read dozens of books on this topic.
Monday, March 11
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM