Department Of Health Appoints Purvi Mody As Special Director To Manage Key Projects And Engage Stakeholders


The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) on Monday announced the selection of Purvi Mody as Special Director. Ms. Mody will lead and execute key projects for the DOH including, promoting and communicating change initiatives for the Division of Health Improvement and its bureaus.

Ms Mody brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience. Previously known as the UNM Health System Chief Compliance and Internal Audit Officer, Ms. Mody led key initiatives and oversaw broad areas of regulation and policy within the UNM Medical Group, UNM Hospital, and UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Masters degree in accounting from the University of New Mexico. Additionally, she is certified in both public accounting and healthcare compliance. 

“The DOH welcomes Ms. Mody to the Senior Leadership team. Her proven track record in health care compliance will bring additional expertise to critical areas within DOH’s portfolio of regulatory agencies. We are certain that a professional of this caliber is a value-add not only to DOH, but to state government as a whole,” said Jason Cornwell, Acting Deputy Cabinet Secretary.