No Longer Invisible: The Critical Role of Local Health Departments

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Developed in collaboration with the Western New York Public Health Alliance

Dan Stapleton

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Noon-1 p.m. EST

As the leader of the Niagara County (N.Y.) Department of Health (NCDOH), Dan Stapleton, MBA '90, knows his mission has always been to protect and promote the health of our communities. Dan is also among the many public health leaders who make up the WNY Public Health Alliance, an eight-county coalition that promotes and protects health, and supports community health efforts throughout Western New York through education, advocacy, and policy development. As a member of this powerful alliance, they address a variety of critical public health issues across WNY’s rural and urban communities.

Submit your questions when you register and bring more with you to the webinar. We will do our best to answer as many as possible during the 60-minute session.

About Dan Stapleton
Daniel J. Stapleton has served with the Niagara County Department of Health for over 24 years and as Public Health Director for over 14 years.  He has served on the NYSACHO Board of Directors for over ten years and is currently serving as Immediate Past President of NYSACHO.  Mr. Stapleton is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Social and Preventative Medicine of the University at Buffalo and Adjunct Professor in the UB School of Public Health and Health Professions.  He is also a Board Member of the Western New York Public Health Alliance as well as a member of the Western Region Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition. Mr. Stapleton received his MBA  from UB in 1990, and is a lifelong resident of Niagara County.  His background prior to joining the Niagara County Department of Health was in Administration of freestanding medical centers and a radiation oncology practice; Mr. Stapleton was a licensed Radiologic Technologist and managed hospital and freestanding radiology departments.