Public Health is responsible for
the general health and well-being
of Niagara's 450,000 residents
The Medical division consists of the offices of the Medical Officer of Health and Associate Medical Officers of Health. As part of a regional government structure, the Medical Officer also serves as the Commissioner of Public Health. The Associate Medical Officers of Health serve as superintendents of the department programs.
The medical division:
- Is accountable for the general health and well-being of Niagara's residents
- Acts as the public voice at a local, provincial, and federal level for the health needs of our community
- Identifies potential health risks and coordinates a local response
- Interprets and acts upon emerging information about potential threats to the health of the community
The division has a solid foundation in scientific, medical, and clinical fields, as well as risk management and communication skills.
Associate Medical Officers
Dr. Andrea Feller, MD, MS, FAAP, FACPM
Dr. M. Mustafa Hirji, MD, MPH, FRCPC