Carla P. Heath started her career with Georgia Public Health in 1994 at Clayton County Health Department. In 2000, she became County Operations Manager at Henry County Health Department. In 2014, she served dual capacity as County Operations Manager of District 4 Ryan White clinic. In 2016, Carla became an Associate Administrator at District 4 and later the County Administrative Manager for all twelve counties in 2017. In this role, she standardized processes, served as the compliance auditor and trained administrative staff. In a dual capacity, Carla managed Troup County Senior Corps Programs (Foster Grandparents/Senior Companions). She also served as County Operations Manager for Fayette County Health Department beginning in 2018.
Carla is a graduate of Mercer Leadership course. She was awarded the Administrator of the Year Award in 2017 from Georgia Public Health Association. Carla returned to Clayton County Health District in October 2019 as the Programs and Clinical Services Administrator and shortly afterward appointed as District Administrator in January 2020.