Hastings Prince Edward Public Health appoints new Medical Officer of Health – Kingston

The search to replace Dr Piotr Oglaza as Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has been completed.

Dr. Ethan Toumishey has been appointed to the position he has held on an interim basis since leaving Oglaza to serve as Senior Physician at KFL&A Public Health for the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington area.

“Dr. Toumishey’s medical expertise and leadership has been invaluable during his tenure as Acting Medical Officer of Health over the past few months, and we are very pleased that he will continue to lead the HPEPH team in as Medical Officer of Health and CEO,” said Jo-Anne Albert, Chair of the Board of Health.

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“He has shown strong and consistent leadership in the face of the pandemic and during the selection process it quickly became apparent that he not only has the skills and training necessary for this challenging role, but also the vision. and a passion for advocating for public health. and the important role it plays in ensuring the safety and health of our residents.

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Prior to becoming Acting MOH, Toumishey served as Director of Clinical Programs.


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