Leadership & Staff

Richard S. Kurz, PhD


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

Michelle A. Larkin, JD, MS, RN

Chair, Governance Committee

Associate Chief of Staff and Associate Vice President – Program, Health Group Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

James D. Yager Jr., PhD

Chair, Testing Committee

Edyth H. Schoenrich Professor of Preventive Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Craig H. Blakely, PhD, MPH


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

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

Kaye Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN

President and CEO, Public Health Accreditation Board

David F. Cruess, PhD, CPH, FACE

Assistant Dean for Graduate Education, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

James R. Ebert, MD, MBA, MPH, FAAP, CPH

Oscar Boonshoft Chair and Director, Center for Global Health, Wright State University

John R. Finnegan Jr., PhD

Dean, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Michael Fraser, PhD, CAE, FCPP

ASTHO Executive Director

Paul K. Halverson, DrPH, FACHE

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

Cheryl Healton, DrPH

Dean, New York University Global Institute of Public Health

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

Shari Kinney, DrPH, RN, CPH

Assistant Professor College of Public Health University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

John E. McElligott, MPH, CPH

Deputy Executive Director Commissioned Officers Association of the U.S. Public Health Service

Alan Melnick, MD, MPH, CPH

Health Officer, Clark County Public Health Department

Ashley Perry, MPH, CPH

Vice President, Socially Determined

CDR Sam Price, MBA, MPH, CPH

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

Thomas Quade, CPH

Health Commissioner - Marion County, Ohio

Pauline Rolle, MD, MPH, CPH

Medical Director Florida Department of Health in Duval County

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

Assistant Professor in Health Services Research and Administration, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health

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


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