- Annual Reports
- Founder of Palm Beach County Health Department
- Our Director
- Guiding Principles
- Our History
- Preventive Medicine Residency
- Strategic Plan, Community Health Assessment, Community Health Improvement Plan
- Table of Organization
- The Pulse Newsletter
- Volunteer at the Health Department
- Volunteer Health Care Provider Program
Dr. Alonso has trained in Bio-Chemical Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction since 1997. She has the experience of handling the clinical operations of first case of inhalation Anthrax in the United States in the last twenty-five years. She has extensive training in communicable and emergent diseases.
Dr. Alonso graduated from Barry University in 1978 with a Major in Biology, a double Minor in Chemistry and Mathematics and a BS degree. She pursued her medical career as a 1984 graduate of the foreign medical school, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez in Mexico. In New York, she served as Chief Resident in the three-year Family Practice Residency Program at St. Joseph Medical Center from 1985 to 1988. After returning home, she finished a second residency in Public Health and Preventive Medicine in 1992 at the Palm Beach County Health Department. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a member of the Palm Beach County Medical Society.
Dr. Alonso serves on the faculty for Nova Southeastern University, Health Professions Division as Clinical Assistant Professor and remains very active in the Preventive Medicine/Public Health Residency Program at the Palm Beach County Health Department training future leaders.
In addition to her Public Health responsibilities, Dr. Alonso combines her Cuban heritage and her experience and training in Mexico and Central America to stay active in minority health issues, patient's rights advocacy, cultural diversity and tolerance training. Her favorite pastime is snorkeling or scuba diving off the Florida Keys and the Bahamas Islands with her sons Gabriel and Alex.
We will remain champions for the healthiest community in the nation, empower the youth to choose healthier lifestyles, build healthier communities and improve access to care with the help and support of our many partners in this community