Mecklenburg County Health Department assures the health and safety of our diverse and changing community today and for future generations.
To promote and protect the public's health
Mecklenburg County Health Department is led by:
Health Director: E. Winters Mabry, MD
The Office of the Health Director manages public and environmental health activities in Mecklenburg County pursuant to Chapter 130A-41 of the General Statutes of North Carolina. The administrative offices provide fiscal service management, human resources; health communications/media relations and the monitoring of the contract with Carolinas Healthcare System.
Assistant Vice President: Elizabeth Faulk, RN, MPH, Carolinas HealthCare System
The Office of the Assistant Vice-President ensures compliance with contract provisions between Mecklenburg County and Carolinas HealthCare System. Carolinas HealthCare System is the largest hospital system and the only hospital system in the area that manages public health services. Strategic planning and policy development within this office establishes sound services and operations that ultimately improve community health outcomes.
Medical Director: Stephen R. Keener, MD, MPH
The Office of the Medical Director provides medical consultation and support for the Mecklenburg County Health Department, including hands-on medical care at Department clinics, and representation of the Department on state, local and federal agencies.