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New Public Health Administrator Named

Jun 21, 2017

The Peoria County Board of Health announces that Monica Hendrickson, MPH has been hired as the new Public Health Administrator for the Peoria City/County Health Department.

Ms. Hendrickson has served as Epidemiologist and previously as Emergency Preparedness Planner for the Peoria City/County Health Department. Hendrickson brings additional outside experience in public health management, as well as administrative oversight in environmental health. Public health contributions from Hendrickson include analysis and evaluation of community issues concerning mortality, community health indicators, and sexually transmitted disease.

Hendrickson states, "I look forward to working with the Peoria County Board of Health and Peoria City/County Health Department staff to move our long term strategic plan forward. I am also eager to support additional collaborative partnerships that promote public health policy and address health trends in the community. Overall, I want to assure efficient and effective programs and services that positively affect population health in Peoria County."

Jennifer Groves-Allison, President of the Peoria County Board of Health said, "Monica brings a multi-faceted perspective from her epidemiological and management experience in public health to the Administrator position. The Board of Health members have confidence in Monica's abilities and look forward to her leadership at the Health Department and in our community."

Ms. Hendrickson begins her new Public Health Administrator position on July 10, 2017.

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