Anita Clark Profile

Anita Clark, MSW, LSW Assistant Health Commissioner

Anita Clark, Assistant Health Commissioner

Anita Clark was appointed Assistant Health Commissioner for Administration at Columbus Public Health in 2020. In her role, Clark oversees the department’s Administrative Services and Neighborhood Social Services divisions.

Clark has 26 years of experience working at Columbus Public Health. Prior to her appointment as Assistant Health Commissioner, she served as the department’s Fiscal Manager where she oversaw Columbus Public Health’s operating budget, ensured all fiscal and management policies and guidelines were established for the department, and advised executive, managerial and fiscal staff on department finances. Before this, she served as Management Analyst for the department, where she led projects, budgeting and management for several divisions and programs. Clark has also served as Program Manager for the department, where she supervised social work and volunteer staff. Before joining Columbus Public Health, she was a social worker.

Clark holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Dayton and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Otterbein University.