Director Sarah Moyer, MD, MPH, leads a team of 250 employees at the Louisville Metro Dept. of Public Health and Wellness. Dr. Moyer also holds an appointment to the faculty of the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences where she helps educate and inspire the next generation of public health leaders and professionals. She is a board-certified family physician.
Dr. Moyer earned a Doctor of Medicine from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and earned a Master’s in Public Health with honors from Dartmouth. She earned her undergraduate degree from Colorado College.
Recently, the de Beaumont Foundation named her one of 40 Under 40 national leaders in public health. Under Dr. Moyer’s leadership, Louisville’s Smoke-Free Ordinance expanded to include electronic cigarettes and hookah products and Kentucky’s first Syringe Exchange Program, was established. For more information about Dr. Moyer, click here.
T Benicio Gonzales, MSW, PMP, serves the residents of Louisville as Director for the Center for Health Equity. T began working of the Center for Health Equity in 2010 to coordinate the department’s Racial Healing and Equity Initiative. T supports the department’s strategy to deepen its focus on the root causes of health through authentic community engagement, strategic partnerships, addressing data gaps and challenges, and through policy analysis and development. As an active community member, T is committed to numerous organizations, projects, boards, and community campaigns. T has varied interests, including: LGBTQ health, racial equity, crafting, and watching any TV show with Gordon Ramsay. T is originally from Texas and has called Louisville, Kentucky, home since 2006. T is a graduate of the University of Houston where T earned a Master of Social Work with a policy concentration. T holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. T’s top strengths are: deliberative, analytical, connectedness, relator, and learner.