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. A full listing of its powers and duties is provided in §54.1-2510 of the Code of Virginia.
Board of Health Professions, Email: email@example.com
Leslie L. Knachel, Executive Director