The Commissioned Officers Foundation (COF) for the Advancement of Public Health, an affiliate of COA, supports the education and training of health professionals, conducts research and disseminates relevant information on a wide range of public health issues. Tax ID # 52-2258463
COA is a private, professional association, which represents more than 7,000 active duty, reserve and retired commissioned officers of the U.S. Public Health Service. COA’s membership includes pharmacists, physicians, dentists, nurses, therapists, social workers, researchers, engineers, environmental health officers and other health care professionals. COA’s members serve in direct care and leadership positions at a wide variety of federal agencies.