Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Public Health (MPH)


Public Health

First Advisor

Brenda Joly

Second Advisor

Elise Bolda


public health, leadership, public policy, Muskie School, Maine, Muskie School of Public Service


Leadership is vital to the practice of public health. The following review of current literature delves into present understanding of leaders that the public health field needs. As leadership within public health is being explored, specific skills required of future leaders, different types of leaders, and the impacts we can expect to see are being defined.



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