Dimyana Abdelmalek, MD, MPH has been the Health Officer for Thurston County since July 2020. She enjoys working with community members, health officers throughout the state, and local and state partners on public health challenges. She has a bachelor’s degree in integrative biology and history from the University of California at Berkeley and received her medical doctorate from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. She attended Emergency Medicine Residency at Washington University in Saint Louis in Missouri and completed a Global Emergency Medicine Training Fellowship at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio where she earned a master’s in public health.
When not working Dimyana enjoys volunteering, hiking, reading, and exploring Thurston County and Washington state.