Former PHAB board member Bud Nicola, MD, MHSA, reflects on his time with PHAB and the journey of public health practice and accreditation. Through data and evaluation, we have shown, and need to continue to show, the impact of accreditation. “We now have data and are clearer about what works to transform health departments…”

Dr. Nicola has been a champion for performance management and quality improvement  in public health and has been a long-time partner of PHAB.