James Lewis, MD, MPH - HEALTH OFFICER
Dr. Lewis has been the health officer for the Snohomish County Health District since August 2022.
He has worked in public health at the state and local level. Previous roles include medical epidemiologist with Public Health – Seattle & King County, as well as medical director for the Surveillance for Healthcare Associated and Resistant Pathogens Patient Safety (SHARPPS) Program and medical epidemiologist consultant for the Vaccine Preventable Disease and Respiratory Pathogens Program with the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
Dr. Lewis earned his Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Preventive Medicine. He is an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.