Our founder and Executive Director, Gary J Stein, MPH, has more than 30 years of public health experience.
A graduate of Michigan State University in Microbiology and Public Health, and a Master's of Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He has worked as an Epidemiologist tracking HIV and STDs, and lecturing on STD/HIV/TB prevention. After moving to Tampa he was the Program Director for Hillsborough County's Tobacco Control Program, and worked in the Office of Health Equity as Program Coordinator, Program Director and Grants Manager. Since leaving the Department of Health during a major downsizing, he has dedicated himself to developing a private sector non-profit that does the work of Public Health entities. He also writes a Healthcare Reform blog for the Huffington Post and was praised for his series of articles on the Medicaid Expansion debate in Florida. He testified in front of the Florida State House and Senate on the subject and was a guest on radio talk shows, including WMNF's Last Call
Blog Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gary-stein/
Radio interview podcast: http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_130507_163017_talkT1_396.MP3