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Paschal Nwako, PhD., MPH, HO, CHES, REHS, DAAS

Dr. Nwako is a licensed health officer, registered environmental health specialist and certified health education specialist who has worked in public health for over 25 years. Under his leadership as Camden County's health officer since November 2012, its county health department became the first and only one in New Jersey accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, while Camden County vaccinated over 150,000 people within eight months in 2021 during the COVID pandemic in partnership with Cooper Health System - South Jersey's most extensive vaccination hub by a public health department. Dr Nwako is a past president of the New Jersey Public Health Association and the New Jersey Environmental Health Association, and a diplomate for the American Academy of Sanitarians; he has also received local, national and international public health awards, given lectures, and was published in public health and environmental journals. He advocates for collaboration and partnership, which he believes are key for all public health departments' and agencies' success.