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NBPHE Seeking Nominations for Item-Writers for CPH Exam

The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) is seeking nominations for item-writers for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) examination. Learn more about the exam.

Item-writers are needed to develop new items for new exam domains which will be implemented in 2019. These domains are:

It is ideal that nominees have experience in writing objective test questions, though NBPHE will accept nominees who are willing to learn. Online training will be made available to all item-writers. Each item writer will be asked to submit at least ten items approximately two months after the online training.  CPH recertification credits may be earned through this activity.

The NPBHE is seeking item-writers for the following domains:

To self-nominate as an item-writer or item-reviewer, please complete this questionnaire no later than November 30.

For general information about the Certified in Public Health credential, contact or see