Academic journal article Journal of Environmental Health

NEHA Recognizes Long-Time REHS/RS Credential Holder

Academic journal article Journal of Environmental Health

NEHA Recognizes Long-Time REHS/RS Credential Holder

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The Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) is the premiere NEHA credential. Individuals holding the REHS/RS credential have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities that enable them to competently practice environmental health. Continuing education is required to maintain the credential. These individuals are dedicated to the advancement of the profession and their careers, as well as to protecting the environmental health of the communities and people they serve. REHS/RS holders make up some of the very best of the environmental health profession.

Kenneth Holt is one such professional and has held an active REHS/RS credential for 38 years. Mr. Holt submitted his application for the RS credential (renamed REHS/RS in the 1980s) in May 1974. He attended East Tennessee State University, where he obtained both his bachelor's and master's degrees in environmental health. He even listed Dr. Monroe T. Morgan, NEHA president in 1974-1975, as one of his references. Mr. Holt's first job in environmental health was for the U.S Public Health Service's Indian Health Service, where he worked in Alaska providing environmental health programs and support to Alaskan natives. He worked for the federal government, specifically the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for most of his career. He retired 10 years ago and kept emeritus status of his credential until this year. …

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