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E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH

Elected MemberOscar Alleyne

Alleyne is the Chief of Programs and Services for the National Association of County and City Health Officials, where he oversees over its portfolio of programs along with its membership and meetings services. In his role, he directs the implementation of programs, promotion and diversification of funding and assists in raising NACCHO’s profile through external engagement and partnership development for the advancement of NACCHO’s mission and the success of the country’s 3000 local health departments. He leads NACCHO’s national response efforts on emergent health threats such as COVID19, Zika, and natural disasters such as Hurricanes etc. He is also responsible for personnel management and professional development; strategic planning; budget management; supervision of program leadership and services staff; and maintenance of subject matter knowledge of comprehensive policy issues that have an impact on local health departments and NACCHO.

Alleyne began his career in governmental public health designing software used as an expert system in guiding responses to adverse water quality events for the New York State Health Department. He joined Rockland County Health Department, New York at the beginning of the West Nile Virus outbreak where he developed a model comprehensive educational and surveillance program.

In his 15 years at Rockland County, Alleyne served as Director of Epidemiology and Public Health Planning responding to and mitigating several major emerging health issues including West Nile, Anthrax, Smallpox, Monkey Pox, H1N1, Botulism, MERS CoV, Ebola etc. He also has experience as a Planning Section Chief for the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (NY4) under the federal National Disaster Medical System.

He is a strong community and innovative professional with a Doctor of Public Health focused in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College and a Master of Public Health in Environmental Health and Epidemiology from the University at Albany.