Thomas Quade, MA, MPH, CPH

Quade Headshot 2021

Tom Quade, Ma, MPH, CPH, HonFRSPH is the Senior Director of Health Programs for Special Olympics International, North American Region. Additionally, Tom served as Past President and Past Chair of the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association.

Prior to joining Special Olympics International, he spent more than two decades in governmental public health, most recently as the county health commissioner in several counties in Ohio. His experience in professional public health credentialing and accreditation includes service on the Board of the National Board of Public Health Examiners which administers the CPH credential for public health professionals, one term on the Board of the Foundation to Advance Public Health through Accreditation, and two terms on the Accreditation Committee of the Public Health Accreditation Board which administers the accreditation of local, state, and territorial public health departments.