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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Results of Largest Study of Public Health Workforce Published
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and de Beaumont Foundation released the results from the largest-ever study of the public health workforce. "The Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS) points to major changes for our nation's public health system: 38 percent of state public health workers plan to leave the public health workforce by 2020, either to retire or to pursue positions in other sectors. Maintaining a strong public health workforce is vital to protecting U.S. health." For a news release and infographic.