Leadership & Staff


Kaye Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chair

Executive Director, Mississippi Public Health Association

Craig H. Blakely, PhD, MPH

Secretary/Treasurer

Dean, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences

Richard S. Kurz, PhD

Chair, Testing Committee

Dean Emeritus, University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health

Joel M. Lee, DrPH, CPH

Chair, Maintenance of Certification Committee

John A. Drew Professor of Healthcare Administration, and Director, Doctor of Public Health Degree Program, University of Georgia College of Public Health

John E. McElligott, MPH, CPH

Chair, Governance Committee

Executive Director, Maricopa County Medical Society

David Buys, PhD, MSPH, CPH

State Health Specialist and Associate Professor at Mississippi State University

Lori Tremmel Freeman, MBA

Chief Executive Officer at NACCHO

Paul K. Halverson, DrPH, FACHE

Founding Dean, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health - Indianapolis

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, CPH

Senior Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine

Laura King, MPH, MCHES

Executive Director, Council on Education for Public Health

Paul Kuehnert, DNP, RN, FAAN

President and CEO of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)

Allison Lewis, MA

Executive Director, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

CDR Sam Price, MBA, MPH, CPH

United States Public Health Service Public Health Analyst/Project Officer Health Resources and Services Administration

Pauline Rolle, MD, MPH, CPH

Ascension Medical Group Pediatric and Southeast Georgia Primary Care Medical Director

Nizar K. Wehbi, MD, MPH, MBA, CPH

North Dakota State Health Officer

Mohammed Akhtar, MD, MPH - Honorary Member

Mohammed Akhtar, MD, MPH - Honorary Member

Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS - Honorary Member

Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS - Honorary Member

Allison J. Foster, MBA, CAE

President

202.296.1099 ext 127

afoster@nbphe.org

Shantal H. Johnson, BS, CS

Director of Certification

202.296.1099 ext 854

sjohnson@nbphe.org



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