This article summarizes select findings of the Expert Panel of national leaders from academia and practice. It examines the intersection of public health and community design and highlights the role of health officers, core public health disciplines, and the centrality of academic university-led research.
National Association of County & City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia (Dr Dyjack); Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (Dr Botchwey); and National Network of Public Health Institutes, New Orleans, Louisiana (Ms Marziale).
Correspondence: David T. Dyjack, DrPH, CIH, National Association of County & City Health Officials, 1100 17th St NW, Seventh Floor, Washington, DC (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.