Supervising Public Health Nurse
Westchester County Department of Health


Dr. Lori Smittle is the Nursing Supervisor of Clinic Operations at the Westchester County Department of Health. Lori's nursing career spans 38 years and includes emergency nursing, author, adjunct professor and public health nurse. Lori has been with the WCDH for the past 18 years-- she currently has her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Quinnipiac University in CT, but received her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Mercy College.

In 2018, Lori was a presenter at the National Public Health Nursing Conference in Arkansas on one of Westchester's successful initiatives, "Improving Provider Reporting of Lyme Disease, a Local Health Department Perspective" and in 2019 she presented on "Successful Hepatitis A Vaccination Response through Education and Collaboration", at the 12th Annual Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in Washington, D.C.

In addition to reviewing current practice guidelines, policies and procedures, Lori is responsible for the successful management of Westchester's mass vaccination response including Flu, Hepatitis A and Measles at various on site and off site locations.