Avila to Receive Special Award for Leadership
Dr. Avila was named Orange County’s ninth Commissioner of Health in May of 2013. As the County’s Chief Public Health Officer, Avila manages a $67 million budget, while monitoring the health and welfare of approximately 380,000 residents. He oversees the Orange County Medical Reserves and serves as the Medical Director for Orange County Emergency Medical Services. Avila holds an academic position as Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Institute of Public Health of the New York Medical College in Westchester County and has been appointed by the New York State Bar President to the Mass Disaster Response Committee of the New York State Bar Association.
NYMC Faculty: Eli N. Avila, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., FCLM, distinguished visiting professor in the School of Health Sciences and Practice