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Samantha Berryman to head Health & Nutrition Center

December 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Samantha Berryman of Elkin will be the interim director of the Surry County Health & Nutrition Center.

Berryman is a registered dietitian with more than 12 years of experience in public health.

She succeeds David Stone who resigned effective Jan. 1 to become director of the N.C. Local Health Department Accreditation Program.

The Surry County health director oversees projects and programs that include preventing or controlling the spread of disease, preventive medicine, environmental health and animal control. The department provides home health services, operates clinics for children’s health and dental care, sponsors primary-care clinics and helps develop employee-wellness programs.

The Surry County Health and Nutrition Center in Dobson was one of the first state-accredited health departments in North Carolina.

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