An eighteen member board with representatives from each of the 13 health regulatory boards and five citizen members. One of the chief responsibilities of the board is to advise the Department of Health Professions (DHP) Director, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, the Governor, and the General Assembly on matters relating to the regulation of health care providers.
The Board advises the Governor, General Assembly, and DHP Director on matters concerning the need for and determination of the appropriate level of regulation of currently regulated or unregulated health care professions and occupations.
View studies from the Virginia Board of Health Professions.
Review state laws and regulations that apply to health professionals.
Read documents which provide information or guidance to providers and the public.
The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency
The Healthcare Provider’s Role in Suicide Prevention
Resources to help assist Virginia healthcare providers in preventing suicides.
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Board of Health Professions, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leslie L. Knachel, Executive Director