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Laying the Foundation: Nursing & the Public Health Foundation

Posted in: Infrastructure, PHF News, and Workforce Development

June 4, 2018


Sashani Simpson, RN, BSN is a Master’s degree candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. She has practiced nursing for more than nine years at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Did you know that nursing is the most trusted profession in the court of public opinion, 16 years...


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Understanding Changes to the Accreditation Process

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planningby Margie Beaudry

December 15, 2015


​Important Changes to PHAB Process
In June 2015, the Board of Directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) adopted a new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation (Guide). While the overall process for accreditation has not changed, there are several new and revised...


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The National Public Health Improvement Initiative at State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Levels

Posted in: Infrastructure

May 30, 2013


​Dr. Judith A. Monroe, Director, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   The public health system faces sustained financial challenges—challenges compounded by an aging population,...


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