Marion County Public Health Department and Division of Infectious Diseases, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana (Dr Caine); and National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia (Mr Pestronk).
Correspondence: Virginia A. Caine, MD, Marion County Public Health Department, 3838 N. Rural Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, and the Editor-in-Chief Lloyd Novick, graciously agreed to host this special issue called “Teaching and Learning in the Community.” The authors thank Dr Novick and his staff for their support, advice, and technical expertise. They also thank ASPH (Association of Schools of Public Health), Pfizer, and the members of the Academy of Distinguished Public Health Teachers, along with Elizabeth Weist of ASPH, who played a key role in initiating this project for their support of linkages between academic public health and communities. Finally, they thank their colleagues who submitted their work for peer review, and the volunteer reviewers who maintained the journal's high standards of excellence.