April 22, 2005: Headlines: COS - Ecuador: Health: Reno Gazette Journal: Washoe District Health Officer Barbara Hunt (RPCV Ecuador) announced she値l retire Aug. 1 after working in health for 28 years.

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Ecuador: Peace Corps Ecuador : The Peace Corps in Ecuador: April 22, 2005: Headlines: COS - Ecuador: Health: Reno Gazette Journal: Washoe District Health Officer Barbara Hunt (RPCV Ecuador) announced she値l retire Aug. 1 after working in health for 28 years.

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Washoe District Health Officer Barbara Hunt (RPCV Ecuador) announced she値l retire Aug. 1 after working in health for 28 years.

Washoe District Health Officer Barbara Hunt (RPCV Ecuador) announced she値l retire Aug. 1 after working in health for 28 years.

Washoe District Health Officer Barbara Hunt (RPCV Ecuador) announced she値l retire Aug. 1 after working in health for 28 years.

Washoe health officer announces her retirement
Staff Report RENO GAZETTE-JOURNAL
4/22/2005 10:01 pm

Washoe District Health Officer Barbara Hunt announced she値l retire Aug. 1 after working in health for 28 years.

The District Health Board is scheduled to accept her retirement and begin a search for her replacement at its Aug. 28 meeting.

Hunt became the boss in 2000. The public health district employs 209 people.

In October 2001, Hunt oversaw a local anthrax scare. But a mysterious substance on an envelope sent to a Microsoft office turned out to be nothing.

的t was quite the learning experience, particularly with the worldwide attention from the media, she said.

Hunt said that experience prompted the department to become more sophisticated in dealing with public-health emergencies. Communicable diseases and bioterrorism are now overseen in the department痴

Epi-Center.

Hunt, 58, said she plans on traveling. Her first stop will be a trip to Latin America. She started her career with the Peace Corps in Ecuador in 1977.

She was with the health department for 21 years, starting as its first epidemiologist and then nursing supervisor. She was in charge of community and clinical health services before being named health officer.





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