Public Health Chief Administrative Officer
Hidalgo County (TX) Department of Health and Human Services
Eduardo Olivarez is currently the Chief Administrative Officer of the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services and is responsible for the implementation of various public health & human services programs in indigent health care, preventative health care, environmental health, infectious diseases & prevention, and homeland security preparedness & response.
Mr. Olivarez has been involved in healthcare for over 30 years focusing on public health priorities, and policy development. In addition, he has a background in psychiatric & drug addictions treatment; encouraging an improved community. Eduardo’s primary objective is to promote healthier lifestyles and promote stronger families. He has been a hospital administrator and overseen each aspect of operating a successful inpatient and outpatient facility. Eduardo has also led a private non-profit Drug treatment / prevention organization which provided services across the Rio Grande Valley. Eduardo is a U.S. Public Health Service Primary Care Policy Fellow from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He served as the President of the U.S. / Mexico Border Health Association representing all ten bi-national states on the U.S. / Mexican Border, and Past President of the Texas Association of Local Health Officials’ (TALHO).
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT