Meet Our Health Director

Kristen Patterson, MHA

Kristen Patterson, MHA  

Kristen Patterson is a native of Scotland county NC. She’s the daughter of Irene Patterson and the late James Patterson. She has one handsome son Jordan Clark and she has four brothers.  

Kristen completed her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Winston-Salem State University in 2001. She later received her Master Degree in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University in 2007. She’s a member of Scotland County Branch of NAUW and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. 

Kristen began her Public Health career with the State of NC DHHS in 2002. She’s currently employed with Scotland County as Health Director.  

Kristen enjoys helping people and educating them on how to live a healthy life!! She draws her strength from her faith in God and much prayer. Her favorite scripture is “Lean not to your own understanding, but in all thy ways acknowledge him and he’ll direct your path!”