St. Thomas, Ontario, December 21, 2017 - The Board of Health for Elgin St. Thomas
is excited to announce the appointment of its newest Order in Council member Mr.
Mr. Rowden has extensive knowledge and experience in delivering health care services.
Mr. Rowden was a Nurse Educator at St. Joseph's Hospital from 1990-2017, Staff Nurse
at Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre (2001-2016), Emergency Medical Attendant at
St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (1983-1995) and a Staff Nurse at St. Thomas Psychiatric
Outside of Mr. Rowden's employment, he has been heavily involved in our community
working with various community agencies
Board Chair, Mr. Bernie Wiehle noted that "the Board of Health looks forward to
the expertise and experience Mr. Lee Rowden brings to the table. No doubt, 2018
will be a very busy year for public health and Mr. Rowden has joined the Board at
an exciting time".
About Elgin St. Thomas Public Health
Elgin St. Thomas Public Health (ESTPH) works together with its communities to promote
and protect the health of people who live, work and play in Elgin County. The health
unit delivers a variety of mandatory health programs and services set by the Province
of Ontario in the Health Protection and Promotion Act. ESTPH works with our communities
to promote wellness, to protect health, to prevent injury, and to advocate for positive
change. ESTPH serves a population of just over 90,000 people. For more information
about our services, visit www.elginhealth.on.ca.