Skip to Content
Mr. Terry Allan)

Mr. Terry Allan

Health Commissioner

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Terry Allan has been the health commissioner at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health since 2004, which serves as the local public health authority for 886,170 citizens in 57 Greater Cleveland communities. Terry has been with the Board for 22 years, with direct program and administrative experience in Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Surveillance and Community Health programs. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Hawaii. He is an adjunct faculty member at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine and also co-chaired the Health and Caring Investment Committee for the United Way of Greater Cleveland from 2005-2007.

Terry has served on a range of community Boards, including the Greater Cleveland Health Care Association, the Cuyahoga County Family and Children First Council and the Cuyahoga County Invest In Children Initiative. Terry is the immediate past-President of the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners (AOHC). He has served on several advisory panels for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is a Year 13 Scholar of the CDC’s National Public Health Leadership Institute. Terry was recently elected Vice President of the Board of Directors for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).  He represented NACCHO on the Standards Development Workgroup of the National Public Health Accreditation Board and has testified before the United States Congress on public health issues.

Contact us

Happening soon

9th Annual Trauma Symposium

We are having our 9th Annual Trauma Symposium in November. We are currently in the process are developing our agenda. Please feel free to contact us with any ideas. We want this to be YOUR symposium.

Our NOTS mission is to provide the highest quality of care to patients across our region, and this symposium is great way to get your CME requirements while expanding your knowledge in trauma today. Of note: This year we have extended this symposium to healthcare lawyers and social workers.


Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland


Monday, November 11 from 7:15am to 3:30pm

Tuesday, November 12 from 7:15am to 3:30pm