FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2017 | 2:45 p.m. | Windsor and Essex County
Dr. Gary Kirk is Leaving the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in June
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health and CEO, will be leaving the organization in June 2017 after five years in the role.
“Working at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has been a great privilege,” said Dr. Kirk. “I am proud to have been among the countless individuals working to enhance public health in this community and to be part of the dedicated team that leads our organization.”
Windsor-Essex County Board of Health Chair Mr. Gary McNamara wished Dr. Kirk the very best for the future and thanked him for his enormous contributions to the agency. “The WECHU is a stronger and well-established organization as a consequence of Gary’s commitment and leadership,” said Mr. McNamara. “We are positioned for continued growth and capacity building at WECHU to support a healthy community.”
The Board of Health will work closely with Dr. Kirk and WECHU’s senior management team to oversee the transition.
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