Public Health Nurse Consultants

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Office of Performance Improvement

Public Health Nurse Consultants (PHNCs), members of the Office of Performance Improvement, offer consultation and technical assistance in a defined geographic area for the purpose of promoting and maintaining a strong public health infrastructure. This is accomplished through supportive relationships with local public health, communication, problem solving, training, program development and advocacy.

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Who We Serve

PHNCs primarily serve staff who provide public health services for a city, county or tribal government. This may include public health directors, community health administrators, public health nurses, public health supervisors, school nurses, governing boards, and tribal health directors. PHNCs also provide consultation and coordination to regional groups, other MDH staff, special topic workgroups, nursing school faculty and staff from other state agencies. If you'd like to contact the PHNC for your region, please email