Angela Swartzman, BS, MHA is the Administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Lee County. Swartzman is working to increase agency efficiencies and optimize the quality of public health work to ensure a stable, sustainable public health agency. She is responsible for the oversight and supervision of public health mandates for Lee County as well as two clinical service sites.
Prior to her appointment, Swartzman worked as a public health professional for Chautauqua County for over 10 years in New York. Swartzman served as a member of the Northern Appalachian Cancer Network and partnered with the University of Kentucky and the Penn State College of Medicine on health disparities and health literacy projects. She has a special interest in socioeconomic status as a health disparity and brings with her a wealth of experience regarding the implementation of evidence based strategies and programming. Swartzman has worked extensively with underserved populations in the areas of infant mortality, teen pregnancy and chronic disease risk reduction.
Swartzman spent over five years of her career focused on cancer prevention and early detection. She was part of the New York State Health Department Advisory Committee for the Statewide Early Detection Program, Susan G. Komen for the Cure WNY Affiliate Grants Committee, Chair of the Cancer Services Program Coalition and sat on the Statewide Steering Committee for the New York State Cancer Consortium.
Swartzman will continue her efforts to reduce health disparities, reduce infant mortality, and promote healthy lifestyle choices here in Lee County. She is committed to serving her community and working collaboratively with community partners to continue to make Lee County a healthier place to live, work and play.
Angela and her family are residents of Bonita Springs.