Metro Columbia CEO recently shared the announcement of Maya Pack’s appointment to executive director:

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) is proud to announce the appointment of Maya Pack as its new executive director, effective July 1, 2020. IMPH is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with the mission to collectively inform policy to improve the health and well-being of all South Carolinians.

In her new role, Pack works with the board of directors to provide vision and strategic direction to the institute and oversees daily operations.

Pack joined IMPH in 2009. Prior to her appointment as executive director, she served as the associate executive director, co-director and associate director. Pack graduated from Furman University and holds a Master of Applied Sociology from Clemson University and a Master of Public Administration focused on health care and nonprofit leadership from Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. She is a 2019 Riley Fellow through the Diversity Leaders Initiative with The Riley Institute at Furman.

“Maya has provided essential guidance and leadership to IMPH for more than a decade, and we are thrilled to have her take on the role of executive director,” says IMPH board chair and former president of the University of South Carolina, Dr. Harris Pastides. “She brings to the role a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience that is unmatched. Maya has over 20 years of experience in health care and has served in countless leadership roles during that time. She will lead IMPH in optimizing existing programs while working with partners and funders to further expand our role in improving the health of South Carolinians through informed policy.”

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