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Virtual Meeting: Suffolk County Health Commissioner, Dr. Gregson H. Pigott
January 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm EST
Gregson H. Pigott, MD, MPH is the Commissioner of Health for Suffolk County as of February 28, 2020. He has served as Director of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) in the Suffolk County Department of Health Services in Long Island, NY since June 2009. Dr. Pigott has also served as the Medical Director for Suffolk County Emergency Medical Services and as a physician in the Huntington methadone treatment program, providing the most widely known medication assisted treatment to County residents suffering with opioid use disorder. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, and grew up in Valley Stream, Long Island. He holds a BA from Brown University, a MD from Brown University Medical School, and a MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the Cambridge Hospital in 1997. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Preventive Medicine at Stony Brook University. He has worked as a primary care internist and attending physician in community health centers in Brownsville, Brooklyn and Cambridge, Massachusetts, caring mainly for the underserved.
Dr. Pigott is fluent in Spanish and is an accomplished Gospel and jazz musician. He continues to be passionate about improving the health of minorities.
This meeting will be moderated by Lisa Kerr, VP Global Risk Management and Business Continuity, Hernry Schein Risk Management