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The Emergence of Local Governmental Public Health: Practice Standards and Workforce Implications

Meit, Michael MA, MPH

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: November 2009 - Volume 15 - Issue 6 - p S31–S32
doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e3181bdfd11
Commentary

This commentary focuses on two issues—problem of exclusive jurisdiction and delayed professionalization of public health in America.

Principal Research Scientist, NORC at the University of Chicago, Public Health Research Department, Bethesda, Maryland.

Corresponding Author: Michael Meit, MA, MPH, NORC at the University of Chicago, Bethesda, MD 20814 (meit-michael@norc.org).

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.