INGHAM COUNTY, Michigan (WILX) – The Ingham County Division of Effectively being launched Thursday that Nike Soyinka (MD, MPH) has been appointed Medical Effectively being Officer by the Ingham County Board beginning February 18. Linda Vail, Ingham County’s current nicely being officer, will retire on February 17 after better than 9 years foremost the division.

Background: Health Officer Linda Vail, who led Ingham County through pandemic, announces retirement

On this place, Dr. Shoyinka will in all probability be answerable for the strategic imaginative and prescient and course of the nicely being sector. The medical nicely being officer designated by Michigan’s public nicely being code is a health care provider and the county’s excessive public nicely being officer.

“I am honored and excited to think about this new place in Ingham County,” talked about Dr. Nike Soyinka. “As a result of the nicely being sector begins to maneuver into the post-pandemic half, my excessive priority is guaranteeing that staff and functions are restructured to best serve our communities.”

Dr. Shoyinka holds a medical diploma from the School of Ibadan School of Medication, completed an inside remedy residency at Columbia School Harlem Hospital in New York Metropolis, completed an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State School in Detroit, and completed preventive remedy. Did. He stayed on the School of Michigan. She is licensed in Inside Medication, Infectious Diseases, and Preventive Medication.

Earlier to his appointment as Ingham County Medical Effectively being Officer, Dr. Shoyinka served as Medical Director for the county nicely being departments of every Ingham County and Ionia County. She oversaw scientific operations in public nicely being and supplied medical oversight for all public nicely being functions, along with communicable sickness functions and corrective nicely being.

The Ingham County Effectively being Division talked about it want to lengthen its sincerest gratitude to Linda Vail for her dedication and administration to the Division of Effectively being and the county as a nicely being officer.

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