Organization

Name

The Society of Medical Officers of Health

Description

The Society of Medical Officers of Health was previously the English society of metropolitan Medical Officer for Health which was established in 1869. The Society of Medical Officers of Health became the Society of Medical Officers of Health in 1873 then the Society of Public Health in 1989 which merged with the Royal Institute of Public Health to form the Royal Society for Public Health in 2008 (Royal Institute of Public Health, n.d.).