About our Health Officer
Kim Kossler, MPH, RN, CPH.
Ms. Kossler received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Master of Public Health from East Carolina University, North Carolina. She was awarded a Graduate Certificate in the Field of Epidemiology by the University of North Carolina’s School of Public Health. She is Certified in Public Health through the National Board of Public Health Examiners and a Member of the Charter Class as a participant in the first examination. Ms. Kossler earned her Nursing Degree through Palm Beach State College and completed the Florida Department of Health Public Health Executive Leadership Certificate Program with the University of South Florida College of Public Health.
She has served and participated with several work groups and task force committees to serve the Florida Department of Health’s mission and priorities including Infection Control Assessment and Response team with the Central Florida Disaster Medical Coalition, Infant Mortality and Fetal Infant Mortality Review work groups, Opioid Task Force, Region 5 Epidemiology Strike Team Leader, HIV/AIDS Consortium and Planning Network, STI/HIV Prevention Council, Public Health Preparedness and local Emergency Management Planning work groups.
Ms. Kossler values the opportunities public health brings, along with the rewards and challenges, all the while making a difference in people’s lives.