​​ACADEMY OF CORRECTIONAL

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

YOUR PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY FOR CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE

History


The Academy was founded by a committed group of correctional health leaders in 2002 to provide a professional community for the advancement of correctional care:  

Kleanthe C. Caruso, RN, MSN, CCHP                                                                       William T. Haeck, MD, CCHP
Jayne R. Russell, CCHP-A                                                                                            Edward Harrison, CCHP
Terry Milgore, BSN, CCHP                                                                                          Ellyn R. Presley, RN, CCHP
Phillip Jarres, RN, MPA, CCHP                                                                                    Ralf J. Salke, BSN, CCHP-A
Kathryn E. Briscoe, RN, MSN, CCHP                                                                          Thomas E. Shields II, DDS, CCHP
Margaret Collatt, RN, BSN, CCHP-A                                                                           Robert P. Vogt, JD
Yvonne M. Friday, MD, CCHP  


As it has grown, the Academy has won the support of professionals from all disciplines of correctional health care and has become the largest correctional health membership organization in the United States.


Throughout that time, it has adhered to these core values that were established at the organization’s birth:

About the Academy of Correctional Health Professionals