Treasure Coast Community Health welcomes Heather Miranda, MHA, RD, LDN as Executive Vice President.
“Heather is extremely well versed in leadership and the healthcare industry. We are fully confident she will strengthen our mission of affordable, accessible healthcare while creating new opportunities within the organization,” Vicki Soulé, TCCH CEO said.
Ms. Miranda began her career as a registered dietician with Public Health Foundation Enterprises in Los Angeles County’s WIC Program. As her career progressed, she enjoyed working with employees and teams and focused on healthcare operations and leadership development. After relocating to North Carolina, Ms. Miranda completed her Master of Healthcare Administration, from the Gilling’s School of Public Health, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Currently, she is a Doctor of Public Health Leadership Candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Ms. Miranda has worked as a leader and manager for 20 years, including as the Director of Health Support Services and Health Center Director for Piedmont Health Services, a network of federally qualified health centers in central North Carolina. Most recently, she was the Director of Clinical Operations with Wake County Health and Human Services. Ms. Miranda was a co-investigator with Duke University in Durham North Carolina, Global School of Public Health, publishing two research studies that leveraged technology to prevent weight gain and promote weight loss in high-risk populations. She also participated in extensive legislative advocacy, including testifying in a congressional hearing.
“I am extremely honored to be part of the outstanding Treasure Coast Community Health team and hope to bring my background and leadership experience to further support the mission and vision of TCCH by growing and increasing access to high quality healthcare for the entire community,” Ms. Miranda said.
TCCH is a nonprofit, providing comprehensive, high-quality health care to more than 26,000 insured, underinsured and uninsured patients. TCCH, Indian River County’s only Federally Qualified Health Center, has eight locations providing medical, vision, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy service. TCCH offers a sliding fee discount based on household income and family size. For more information, visit tcchinc.org or call 772-257-8224.