Zach S. Dyer, MPH
Deputy Director of Public Health
Worchester Division of Public Health

Zach Dyer is the Deputy Director of Public Health for the Worcester Division of Public Health (WDPH) and the Central Massachusetts Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA). He is responsible for the implementation of the Community Health Improvement Plan, Community Health Assessment, Strategic Plan, and other organization-wide efforts that direct the activities of both WDPH and CMRPHA. He is the co-owner of Trendline Assessment & Planning, LLC.

Mr. Dyer is the co-chair of the Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester, a member of the Worcester Partnership for Racial & Ethnic Health Equity, and a member of the Massachusetts Public Health Association’s Policy Council. He also is an active member of several national boards, including the New England Regional Health Equity Council, the American Public Health Association's LGBT and Black Caucuses, and various workgroups of the National Association of City and County Health Officials.

Mr. Dyer received his MPH from Boston University in 2013 in maternal and child health and his BA in creative writing from Columbia University. He has taught Clark University's first “Introduction to Public Health” course for the past three years. He is passionate about efforts to achieve health equity, the role of the built environment, and the intersection between health and educational achievement. As a lifelong resident of Worcester, he appreciates the privilege of working in a community with a rich history and a diverse group of residents.