Wendy Hetherington

Wendy Hetherington2015 Alliance Data Committee Chair

Wendy Hetherington, MPH is the Chief Epidemiologist for the County of Riverside Department of Public Health and is responsible for leading the Epidemiology and Program Evaluation Branch. She manages a team of epidemiologists and research specialists who analyze data, prepare reports and presentations, use statistics and GIS to guide program and policy development and collaborate with community partners and members to improve health. Under her leadership her group has published several nationally-recognized reports, most recently the LGBT Health and Wellness Profile. She also manages the Office of Vital Records whose team is responsible for registering all births and deaths that occur in Riverside County.

Ms. Hetherington is president of the California Conference of Local Health Data Managers and Epidemiologists, a Statewide affiliate of the California Conference of Local Health Officers and the Policy & Advocacy Chair of the Governing Council of the Southern California Public Health Association, an affiliate of the American Public Health Association.