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Building policy, research, and skills to improve student health.™

About Us

The purpose of the Center of School Health Innovation & Quality is to reinvent school health and school nursing practice to better serve all students, with a special focus on students from underserved groups facing inequities. The initial goals of the Center are to:

  • Reimagine data driven school health
  • Innovate & research
  • Promote leadership

School health, as outlined by the CDC includes health education, physical education & activity, nutrition environment & services, health services, counseling, psychological, & social services, social & emotional climate, physical environment, employee wellness, family engagement, and community involvement.

Activities and Services

The Center for School Health Innovation & Quality will drive innovation in school health research and leadership so students in every community gain the tools needed to thrive in school and live healthy lives.

What we do:

  • Serve as a hub to bring school nurse researchers together to strategically advance research, policy & innovation
  • Serve as a think tank for school health stakeholders
  • Provide consultation and technical assistance regarding data-driven school health
  • Conduct needs assessments and evaluations of school health programs
  • Provide training on school health leadership, research, data, coalition building, and interdisciplinary collaboration

Who We Are

Get in Touch With Us

The Center is housed in the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), which is part of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), a nonprofit organization established in 2007.

  • Mailing Address
    1600 Duke St, Suite 200
    Alexandria, VA 22314

  • Email Address
    [email protected]