County Health Rankings Report

The Board of Directors of the Tennessee Institute of Public Health ( http://www.state.tn.us/tniph/res-TNIPHBoardNo021710.pdf ) took several actions related to the recent release of the County Health Rankings Report:

  • In advance of the release, the Board held a meeting in Nashville that included the State Coordinator (Bridget McCabe) to talk about the rankings and the appropriate role for TNIPH.
  • As a result of that meeting, the Board took the following actions:
  • Dean Randy Wykoff, Interim Executive Director of TNIPH worked with the Tennessee Department of Health to plan their press release and to share the TNIPH activities with their Regional Directors. A quote from Dr. Wykoff was included in their press release. http://news.tennesseeanytime.org/node/4599