Dr. Kelly Weidenbach has been named Director of Public Health Transition. Weidenbach will begin Feb. 28.
“Kelly brings the background and experience we need to this new position,” said Alisha Reis, Interim County Manager. “We’re looking to her expertise to guide us as we transition to a new public health model to better meet the specific needs of our Adams County residents.”
Dr. Weidenbach most recently served as the Director of Planning and Information Management at Tri-County Health Department. Prior to coming to Colorado, she served as the executive director at a local health department in Wyoming, and has extensive experience in both state and local governmental public health agencies in Colorado and Wyoming. Dr. Weidenbach brings extensive knowledge and experience in public health agency operations, public health data and informatics, community-based planning, community engagement, and public health governance. In addition, she served as a board member of the Casper-Natrona County Board of Health in 2013 prior to becoming the executive director of that local health department.
Dr. Weidenbach holds a doctorate in public health, in health policy and management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in addition to her master's degree in public health in epidemiology from Emory University, and two bachelor’s degrees in molecular biology and anthropology from the University of Wyoming.