Toni Corona, President of the Illinois Public Health Association, is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Tracey Smith, DNP, MS, PH-CNS to IPHA as Director of Programs and Community Health. Tracey comes to IPHA with a wealth of experience having served as Director of Family Medicine Population Health and Community Outreach and Executive Director of the Office of Community Initiatives and Complex Care at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Tracey has her Doctorate in Nursing with a focus on public health and has worked for SIU for 24 years.
Executive Director Tom Hughes said, “Having a person on the IPHA staff with her education, background and experience will serve our members very well and elevate our ability as an association to continue to provide outstanding leadership in public health in Illinois.”
Tracey will begin at IPHA on October 1, 2020. Please join us in welcoming her to the public health family.