Dr. Nitzkin is a physician epidemiologist and administrator, Board Certified in Preventive Medicine with an MPH and a doctorate in Public Administration. He has served as a local health director, state health director and President of two national public health organizations. He has been in the private practice of public health since the mid-1990’s, concentrating on quality of care and expert witness work. On a voluntary basis, he has been a proponent of tobacco harm reduction and the training of public health and medical staff to improve their management and policy/political skills. His resume includes 80+ peer reviewed publications and over 100 presentations and policy papers on the topics noted above.