Who We Are

Mission Statement:

Denton County Public Health promotes and preserves sustainable community health through exceptional education, compassionate care and quality service.

Vision Statement:

Leading our communities to a healthier future.

Core Values:

Providing compassionate health care

Respect, through teamwork, knowledge and professionalism

Advocating prevention

Committing to excellence

Trust through performance

Innovating for creative solutions

Community health focus

Educating for health and wellness  

Denton County Public Health Leadership Team 

Leadership Team Photo

Kathleen Oliver

WIC Director

(940) 349-2935

Sonia Tovar

Administrative Manager - Lewisville

(972) 434-4713

Caren Sanders

Juvenile Health Administrator

(940) 349-2453

Heather Lee, RN

Assistant Nursing Supervisor - Lewisville        

972-434-4707

Bob Martinez, MPH

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

(940) 349-2909

Isabel Rodriguez

Indigent Care Coordinator

(940) 349-7943


Leslie Freeman

Environmental Health Coordinator

(940) 349-2920

Alex Reed, LMSW

Health Planner/Trainer

(940) 349-2921

Doug Sanders

Correctional Health Administrator

(940) 349-1993

Monica Sanchez Ramirez

Administrative Manager - Denton

(940) 349-2565

Kamilah Hasan, MA, CHW

Health Education Program Coordinator

(940) 349-4715

Sarah McKinney

Immunization Program Coordinator

(940) 349-2918

Jennifer Rainey

Public Information Officer

(940) 349-2564

Tammy Eoff

Health Administrator

(940) 349-2912

Juan Rodriguez, MPH

Assistant Director; Chief Epidemiologist

(940) 349-2916

Matt Richardson, DRPH, MPH, FACHE

Director of Public Health

(940) 349-2913

Marty Buchanan, MD

Health Authority

(940) 349-2583

Kristine Sledge, RN

Clinical Nursing Supervisor

(940) 349-2925

Clifford Leffingwell, DDS

Dentist

(940) 349-2550

Joe Paul Gallo, RN, WHNP BC-E, MSN Ed, CST

Chronic and Communicable Disease Management Director

(940) 349-2922

Troy Taylor

Senior Forensic Death Investigator

(940) 349-7870

Jodi Ashbaugh

Assistant WIC Director

(940) 349-2949