Press release from UIHS:


Liz Lara-O’Rourke has been named the new CEO of United Indian Health Services (UIHS.) Lara-O’Rourke has served in multiple roles at UIHS over her 34 year career at UIHS, and is excited to begin her tenure.

“UIHS is special to me for the unique services we are able to provide to our American Indian community,” Lara-O’Rourke said. “It is an honor to be selected as the next CEO and I look forward to continuing our growth in services to serve our community.

Outgoing CEO John Reeves expressed support for the selection, saying that he “could not ask for a better person to usher UIHS into its future!”

UIHS is entering it’s 51st year of service to the American Indian community on the north coast and serves thousands of patients annually at their seven locations in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties.