255975 Becoming CPH: Why, Where, When and How

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Molly Eggleston, MPH, CPH, MCHES , National Board of Public Health Examiners, Washington, DC
The Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential continues to grow and become the standard for professional preparation in public health.

This panel will provide data about the impact of the CPH credential to-date, as well as share their experiences with the CPH process thus far. You will hear about their motivation, preparation, recognition, how CPH brought added credibility among their colleagues, and life after earning the CPH (including maintaining the CPH through CPH continuing education). Learners are encouraged to ask questions of the panel.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Describe the Certified in Public Health (CPH) process as a sentinel event in the history and development of the public health profession List complimentary efforts to brand and elevate public health

Keywords: Certification, Infrastructure

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a proud member of the Charter CLass of CPH (2008). I have been senior staff to the NBPHE. Currently, I consult with the NBPHE.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
NBPHE - Employment (includes retainer)

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.