Public Health Accreditation Board, Alexandria, Virginia (Dr Bender and Ms Kronstadt); and Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida (Dr Beitsch).
Correspondence: Kaye Bender, PHD, RN, FAAN, Public Health Accreditation Board, 1600 Duke St, Ste 200, Alexandria, VA 22314 (email@example.com).
The authors thank Georges Benjamin, executive director, American Public Health Association; George Hardy, former executive director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials; Pat Libbey, former executive director, National Association of County and City Health Officials; Grace Gorenflo, public health consultant; Pamela Russo, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Liza Corso, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Paul Halverson, founding dean, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana; Bobby Pestronk, former executive director, National Association of County and City Health Officials; Paul Jarris, former executive director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials; Hugh Tilson, Professor, UNC School of Public Health and Member, Institute of Medicine. We also acknowledge Records of Ed Thompson, Former State Health Officer, MS Department of Health and Former Deputy Director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Records of Marie Fallon, Former Executive Director of the National Association of Local Boards of Health.
The information contained in this article reflects the opinions of the authors and does not represent official PHAB board policy. The authors declare no conflicts of interest.