PASADENA, Calif.—With the hot announcement of Pasadena Public Well being Division Director and Well being Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh taking a one-year depart of absence for a prestigious fellowship in Washington, D.C., Period in-between Town Supervisor Cynthia Kurtz has appointed Public Well being Deputy Director Manuel Carmona to function intervening time public well being director.
Carmona has served as deputy public well being director since January 2020 and has directed non-clinical division operations and equipped administrative and monetary control steerage in improve of the well being division’s COVID-19 pandemic reaction. He advanced and maintained important group systems within the spaces of violence prevention; well being fairness; and maternal, adolescent and kid well being. Carmona has additionally led particular projects, together with strategic making plans and reaccreditation, and served as co-chair for the Pasadena Aged and Dependent Grownup Liaisons (PEDAL) Committee.
“I’m venerated to have the ability to function the intervening time director for the general public well being division and lead any such dedicated and proficient public well being staff. I’m assured in our talent to proceed our paintings retaining and protective public well being within the Pasadena group,” says Carmona.
Carmona joined Pasadena Public Well being Division in 2014 as a control analyst, the place he controlled the Management and Finance Department. He in the past labored for bigger- and smaller-sized towns in a variety of municipal operations, together with human sources, financial building, code enforcement, and parks and sport. He expects to finish a Grasp of Public Well being from the College of Washington q4. He already has a Grasp of Public Management from the College of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in group & regional building from the College of California, Davis.
Carmona is an alumnus of Well being Fairness Woke up and Management Pasadena. In 2020, he participated within the Nationwide Management Academy for the Public’s Well being (NLAPH). He recently sits at the board of administrators of Management Pasadena and Central Altadena Little League.
Carmona is a San Gabriel Valley local and lives in Altadena along with his spouse and two youngsters. He’s an avid sports activities fan and enjoys tenting, mountaineering and fishing.
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