Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 20th anniversary issue features accreditation; UNC’s Mary Davis is guest editor


nciph-jphmp-coverThe 20th anniversary issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice is “Transforming Public Health Practice Through Accreditation.”  The guest editors, Les Beitsch, Liza Corso, Mary Davis, Brenda Joly, Jessica Kronstadt, and William Riley, worked for nearly two years to develop this publication. Guest editor and co-author, Mary Davis, DrPH, MSPH, is a senior investigator at the North Carolina Institute for Public Health, part of the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  This January 2014 anniversary issue was coordinated by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The special issue highlights the emerging evidence base around public health department accreditation through research studies, commentaries, and case reports.

Access the special issue

View the editorial co-authored by Mary Davis

View the article on accreditation and preparedness co-authored by Mary Davis and UNC co-investigator Christine Bevc

View the article on evaluation of the National Public Health Improvement Initiative co-authored by Mary Davis

View the Case Report from Cabarrus Health Alliance in North Carolina

For more information contact Mary Davis at or (919) 843-5558.