DR. KELLI WELLS NAMED DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN DUVAL COUNTY
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) welcomes Dr. Kelli T. Wells, M.D., as the new Director of the Department of Health in Duval County. Since 2009, Dr. Wells served as Clinical Services Director of the DOH in Escambia County, where, in addition to providing clinical care, she promoted community health education. She also spent the past year participating in the Department’s Health Leadership Institute and Practice Management Institute.
"Dr. Wells brings an extensive background in public health, a depth of medical expertise and a vibrant connection to the community of Duval County," said Dr. John Armstrong, State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health. "This selection was made with unprecedented community collaboration and I’d like to express my thanks to the city council for their concurrence."
Dr. Wells previously worked in Duval County, serving as Chief Medical Officer at the Agape Community Health Center, Medical Director at the West Jacksonville Family Health Center, and Fast Track Physician at St. Vincent’s Hospital emergency room.
In Pensacola, Dr. Wells served as the center physician at Physicians Weight Loss Center, a private physician at Baptist Physician Associates, a clinical research investigator at Baptist Clinical Research, and a hyperbaric physician at the Haas Center for Wound Services at Baptist Hospital.