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Patrick (Pat) Libbey

Bio and contact information for Patrick Libbey, NWCPHP faculty member.

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Phone: 360.866.1787


Patrick (Pat) Libbey co-moderates NWCPHP's monthly webinar series, Hot Topics in Preparedness. He serves as a content expert for topics including governmental public health systems and public health accreditation. He is also Clinical Instructor in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Areas of Expertise

  • Governmental public health systems, structures, and policies
  • Public health accreditation

Prior to coming to the University of Washington and NWCPHP, Pat served as the Executive Director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) from September 2002 through 2008. Before that, he served as the Director of the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Department in Olympia, Washington. Pat also served as a founder and incorporating board member of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

Pat holds a Bachelor’s degree in Community Development and Public Health Administration from the Evergreen State College.