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NBPHE Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with Commentary in Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Recently, the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) announced updated accreditation criteria for schools and programs of public and the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) announced a new content outline for the Certified in Public Health examination. The Public Health Accreditation Board just celebrated its ten year anniversary and has accredited over 200 health departments. Reflecting on these achievements, Ms. Allison Foster, NBPHE president, Ms. Laura King, CEPH executive director and Ms. Kaye Bender, president and CEO, published a commentary in a supplement issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (May/June, 2018 Volume 24, Number 3 Supp). The commentary reflects on the unique processes each organization took in developing its criteria for accreditation/credentialing and notes that all three organizations have notably similar competencies.

Full commentary