About this Famous Person
Loretta J. FUDDY
Director of Hawaii's Department of Health
Source : Tim DOWLING
Fuddy, grew up in Kaimuki on Oahu and graduated from Sacred Hearts Academy. She attended the University of Hawaii and Johns Hopkins University where she received degrees in sociology, social work and public health.
Fuddy had a long and distinguished career in the field of public health before being appointed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie to lead the state health department in 2011. She served as chair of the Hawaii Public Health Association, president of the Association of State & Territorial Public Health Association and treasurer and secretary of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs.
She died in a plane crash off Molokai, Hawaii.
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