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President’s Corner

Pushed to the Limit

by CAPT Lisa Tonrey, USPHS (ret.) and RADM Steve Solomon, USPHS (ret.) The last two years of a pandemic, natural disasters, and humanitarian responses have pushed to the limit the capacity of the entire public health system, which has been historically underfunded and understaffed.  Throughout this onslaught, the officers of [...]

2022-01-10T13:32:56-05:00January 10, 2022|Blog, President’s Corner|

Cutting Through the Noise

By Rear Admiral Steve Solomon, MD, FACP, FIDSA, USPHS (ret.) Numerous reports over many years have documented a lack of funding as a vulnerability that could lead to a public health crisis in the United States. As we hope that the COVID-19 pandemic has focused decision-makers’ attention on that [...]

2021-09-24T13:44:12-04:00September 24, 2021|President’s Corner|

Forging Leadership for Generations

By CAPT Rob Tosatto, USPHS (ret.) and RADM Steve Solomon, USPHS (ret.) The Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health (COF) celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020, and we will soon be releasing our Annual Report highlighting COF’s many achievements. However, our celebration was cut short by [...]

2021-09-24T13:44:12-04:00September 24, 2021|President’s Corner|

Crowdsourcing Public Health Advocacy Goals

Founded 20 years ago, the Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health supports educational, training, and research activities, with a special emphasis on the US Public Health Service and the USPHS Commissioned Corps. Among the Foundation’s strategic goals is advocacy for public health and public health leadership. [...]

2021-09-24T13:44:12-04:00July 28, 2021|President’s Corner|
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