CommentaryMore Public Health Leaders Should Run for OfficeJones, David K. PhD; Atkeson, Paula MPH; Goodman, Andrea MPH; Houston, Megan MPHAuthor Information Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts. Correspondence: David K. Jones, PhD, Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118 ([email protected]). No funding was received for this work and the authors have no conflicts of interest to report. The interviews conducted were deemed exempt by the Institutional Review Board of the Boston University Medical Campus. The authors gratefully acknowledge the research assistance of Anisha Borthakur, as well as the insights of 9 legislators with public health degrees who agreed to be interviewed. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: January/February 2021 - Volume 27 - Issue 1 - p 1-3 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000001131 Buy Metrics © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.