Mecklenburg County Public Health
Alma (Gibbie) Harris, MSPH, BSN, RN is the Health Director for Mecklenburg County's Public Health Department. She has overseen the development and implementation of the Public Health Transformation Plan. Her 25-year public health career has included positions as health director for Wake and Buncombe counties. While in Buncombe County in 2011, she was named North Carolina’s Health Director of the Year.
Harris has led efforts to identify health priorities, work to prevent and control communicable diseases, improve health outcomes and assure equity among all residents. She has also helped manage the transitions of single county health departments into consolidated health and human services agencies.
Tuesday, July 9
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM