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Mayor Fischer Appoints Two New Board Of Health Members

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has appointed two new members to the Louisville Metro Board of Health.  Both terms run to July 31, 2021.

Heidi Margulis is the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for Humana. In that capacity she guides the company’s community engagement and corporate social responsibility initiatives and has administrative oversight of the Humana Foundation.  She also serves on the executive committee of the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board and on the Louisville Promise Scholarship Board.  Ms. Margulis has also served on the Advisory Committee on Regulatory Reform and on the Advisory Panel on Medicare Education for two U.S. Health and Human Services Secretaries.

Dr. Susie J. Riley is a dentist in private practice.  She is the owner of Smile Center Professionals, Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. She also serves on the Kentucky Medicaid Advisory Committee, is past president of the Kentucky Dental Society and has served as the dental representative on the Passport Health Plan Partnership Council. Dr. Riley is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves Dental Corp and continues to participate in dental missions to such underserved countries as Haiti, Liberia and Ghana.

Ms. Margulis and Dr. Riley replace Connie Sorrel and Dr. Sherry Babbage.  Mayor Fischer also reappointed Karen Cost, Margaret Handmaker and Kate Probst to the Board of Health.  Their terms will run to July 31, 2021.

The Louisville Metro Board of Health acts as an independent voice to promote and protect equitable physical, mental, and environmental health in the Louisville community through advocacy, education, regulation, and collaboration with public and private entities.

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