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What qualities contribute to effective state health officials (SHOs)? Public health leadership has been analyzed and written about, but few studies have examined the personal characteristics and experiences of state health leaders and what their leadership looks like in the context of their state.
The SHO-CASE Study is the first national resource of state health official historical data gathered to better understand and analyze the qualities and backgrounds of potential candidates, to best prepare them for the job and to avoid career derailment.