Coastal/Plains Public Health District Welcomes New Chief Nurse
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The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) congratulates Cindy Saucier, RN, BSN, of Saucier, Miss., on her recent appointment to Chief Nurse for the Coastal/Plains Public Health District IX. The six-county Coastal/Plains Public Health District area includes Pearl River, Stone, George, Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties.
Saucier received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 1994 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in 2009. She has worked as a public health nurse on the coast for six years. Prior to her employment with MSDH, Saucier specialized in Maternal and Child Nursing at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, where she was instrumental in the development of its Breastfeeding Center. Before discovering her love for nursing, Saucier was employed for 13 years as a Certified Quality Engineer and Quality Assurance Manager with a major appliance manufacturer.
“I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve as Chief Nurse in the Coastal/Plains Public Health District,” said Saucier. “This area of the state is fortunate to have some of the finest public health nurses and providers. It will be my pleasure to work with them as a team as we provide the best possible healthcare available to our community.”
For information on services offered at county health departments in the Coastal/Plains Public Health District, visit www.HealthyMS.com.
Press Contact: MSDH Office of Communications, (601) 576-7667
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Last reviewed on Apr 21, 2011