Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health is pleased to announce Vianca McCluskey as the administrator for the Florida Department in Osceola County (DOH-Osceola). McCluskey will be responsible for overseeing all operations including planning, directing, developing and coordinating public health programs and activities. She will also address state and local public health priorities and provide population-based partnerships with community stakeholders.
“Ms. McCluskey’s leadership experience in public health coupled with her institutional knowledge of the department will serve Osceola well,” said Deputy Secretary for County Health Systems Paul Myers. “She understands that successful outcomes in public health come from an active alliance between the department, local government, and community organizations.”
McCluskey has nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of public health functions. For the past 6 years she has worked for the Community Health Centers, Inc., first as Center Director in Apoka and Meadow Woods and then as Senior Director of Health Center Operations in Winter Garden. From 2009 – 2012, McCluskey worked at DOH-Osceola as an Operation and Management Consultant, a role in which she oversaw the Primary Medical Services of Poinciana.
McCluskey started her career with public health in 2001 at the Tennessee Department of Health in Nashville as the Coordinator for the Community Health Council. She also served as Public Health Director for the Stewart County Health Department in 2004 and Public Health Director for Montgomery County Health Department until she started with DOH-Osceola in 2009.
McCluskey earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management and a Master of Science in Public and Community Health, both from the Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.
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Originally published at https://www.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2018/10/102218-administrator-osceola.html