Mono County has a new Public Health Director

Bryan Wheeler, RN, MSN, PHN is the new Mono County Public Health Director

Mono County Board of Supervisors Appoints Bryan Wheeler as Public Health Director
MONO COUNTY, Calif.

(OCTOBER 6, 2020) – Earlier today, Mono County Board of Supervisors Chair Stacy Corless announced the appointment of Bryan Wheeler, RN, MSN, PHN as Mono County Public Health Director. The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint Mr. Wheeler at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Mr. Wheeler has served as Public Health Program Manager for the Mono County Health Department since July 2016.

“On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I’d like to thank Bryan for taking on this critical role at such a crucial time and congratulate him on his appointment,” said Chair Corless. “Bryan’s background and experience position him well for this role, and we are fortunate to have his leadership as we continue to navigate the pandemic.”

Mr. Wheeler has 35 years of healthcare experience serving in a variety of nursing and
public health related positions and has worked hand-in-hand with the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) team for the past six months addressing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) response. In his role as Public Health Director, Mr. Wheeler will continue to represent the County’s interest within the EOC during the COVID-19 response.

“I am honored to be entrusted to lead the Public Health Department and look forward to collaborating with my colleagues and the public to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Wheeler. “These are challenging times, and together we can defeat this virus. Post-COVID, my goal is to ensure health equity in all Mono County communities,” continued Wheeler. “I am proud to serve my community as the Public Health Director.”

Mr. Wheeler received his Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Governors University.

 

3 Responses to Mono County has a new Public Health Director

  1. Rick Deckard October 7, 2020 at 1:04 pm #

    “Western Governors University (WGU) is a private, nonprofit online university based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The university uses an online competency-based learning model as opposed to the traditional, cohort-based class model present at most universities…”

    ‘Nuff said

     
  2. Wondering October 6, 2020 at 5:14 pm #

    Is he replacing Dr. Boo?

     
    • Charles James October 6, 2020 at 5:31 pm #

      No. Dr. Boo is the Public Health Officer, not the Director. Bryan Wheeler, RN, MSN, PHN is the Mono County Public Health Director. These are two different jobs.

       

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