About PHAB

phabLogoWhat is PHAB? PHAB stands for Public Health Accreditation Board. It is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the continuous quality improvement of Tribal, state, local, and territorial public health departments.

What does PHAB do? PHAB works to promote and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of all public health departments in the US through national public health department accreditation.

What is PHAB’s vision? PHAB’s vision is a high-performing governmental public health system that will make us a healthier nation.

Who are PHAB’s strategic partners? The development of national public health department accreditation has involved, and is supported by, public health leaders, practitioners, and academicians from federal, national, state, and local levels, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

How is PHAB governed? PHAB is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of public health leaders from around the country. Kaye Bender, RN, PhD, FAAN, serves as president and CEO.

For more information about PHAB, visit www.phaboard.org.