Suleima Salgado, MBA is the Director of Telemedicine for the Georgia Department of Public Health. With over 15 years’ experience instate& local government, healthcare education, and public relations she has led various public health initiatives in both Georgia and Florida. As the director of telemedicine, Suleima is responsible for setting strategic goals to increase access and bring health equity to underserved areas of the state. Suleima works daily with state and federal agencies, health systems, county health departments, private providers, public schools, colleges/universities and non-profits to develop and implement telemedicine programs across Georgia. Prior to this role, Suleima served as the Deputy Director of Communications for the department where she oversaw all aspects of internal and external communications for the Department and its programs and divisions. Mrs. Salgado holds a Master of Business Administration from Southeastern University in Florida. Suleima also serves her community as a Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Gwinnett, is a member of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is on the Medical Reserve Corp-GEM response team, and serves as a board member for MentorEvolution, the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services,and the Latino Association for Parents of Public Schools.