Director of Health

Andrea Boissevain just celebrated 10 years with the Stratford Health Department, serving as its Director since 2010. She lead the department's accreditation effort where Stratford was only the third local health department in CT to be awarded national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) in March 2016. Relying on the strength and dedication of Stratford's staff, Stratford actively participates in the Greater Bridgeport Primary Care Action Group, a collaborative of hospitals, FQHCs, area local health departments joined together to improve community health. Ms. Boissevain serves as the chair of the steering committee of Get Healthy CT (, one of 4 work groups of the Community Health Improvement Plan. She also co-chairs CT DEMHS Region 1 Health Care Coalition, a coalition dedicated to promoting emergency preparedness, response and recovery for the health care continuum of hospitals, EMS, local health and behavioral health professionals.

She has a BA from Vassar College (biology) and an M.P.H. from Yale University School of Public Health.

You may reach Andrea at or 203.385.4090.