Stanislaus County Awarded PHAB Accreditation – PHAB Names new President and CEO

We are pleased to announce that the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency was awarded accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this week. Stanislaus County becomes the 17th local health department awarded PHAB recognition in California, in addition to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

Please join us in congratulating all of the hard work of our colleagues in Stanislaus County. PHAB’s announcement is available here.

In other Accreditation news, earlier this week PHAB’s Board of Directors appointed Paul Kuehnert, DNP, RN, FAAN, as the organization’s new President and CEO. Mr. Kuehnert previously served as associate vice president – program for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation overseeing the foundations work related to leadership and transforming health and health care systems. Prior to joining RWJF, Kuehnert was the county health officer and executive director for health in Kane County, Illinois, a metro-Chicago county from 2006 until 2012. Current PHAB President and CEO Kaye Bender retires at the end of December.