CPH Building Front

Columbus Public Health 240 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-645-7417
Email: health@columbus.gov

Columbus Board of Health

Columbus Public Health is governed by a 5-person Board with members appointed by the Mayor and approved by Columbus City Council. Each member serves a 4-year term and is eligible for reappointment.

The Board functions as a policy, governance, advisory and regulatory board and provides oversight of major financial and programmatic decisions. Board of Health meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except August) at 2pm, with special sessions called as needed. Date and time are subject to change, please check the schedule below. Meetings are held at the Columbus Public Health and are open to the public.

The Board of Health meets the third Tuesday of the month starting at 2 pm. The date and time are subject to change. The agenda is posted prior to the meeting.  * Please note any changes next to meeting dates.   

Meeting Schedule - 2014

January 21
February 18 
March 25    
April 15  
May 20 
June 17 
July 15  - Agenda
August – No Meeting
September 16
October 21
November 18
December 16

Board Members  

Mayor Michael B. Coleman
President, Ex-Officio   

Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD, MPH, RN
Professor & Director, Faculty Development
College of Public Health, The Ohio State University 

Karen S. Days, MBA 
President, The Center for Family Safety and Healing

Stephen P. Samuels, JD 
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Columbus Office

Augustus G. Parker III, MD
President & Founder
Columbus Women's Care, Inc.
Director of Mt. Carmel Obstetrical & Gynecology Clinical Svcs.

Karen Jefferson Morrison, JD, MS
President, OhioHealth Foundation
Senior Vice President, External Affairs