/Coleman withdraws CHO application

Coleman withdraws CHO application

August 6, 2013

LAS VEGAS – The Southern Nevada Health District’s Director of Community Health, Dr. Thomas R. Coleman, has withdrawn his application for consideration for the position of the chief health officer due to personal family matters. Dr. Coleman was identified as the leading candidate during a special meeting of the Southern Nevada District Board of Health.

The board’s chief health officer succession committee is currently scheduled to meet on Thursday, Aug. 15.



The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.