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430: Pandemic Recovery Tips, Data Modernization Partnerships

May 30, 2023

Dr. Tammy McCoy Arballo, a clinical forensic psychologist, explains how public health leaders can improve the mental health of employees following the stress of COVID-19; Elizabeth Ruebush, ASTHO Senior Director, Public Heal…

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423: Teaching AI Inclusion, Adjusting COVID Stats

May 18, 2023

Dr. Brian Anderson, Chief Digital Health Physician at the MITRE Corporation, says public health needs to make data and technology more inclusive; online tickets to attend ASTHO’s TechXpo are still available; Dr. Steven Stack…

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419: ASTHO’s NC Amicus Brief, PAHPA Hill Hearing

May 12, 2023

Maggie Davis, ASTHO’s Director of State Health Policy, explains an amicus brief ASTHO filed in a North Carolina court case; Jeffrey Ekoma, ASTHO’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, reports on progress with the reauthori…

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418: Post-Emergency Plans, Americorps Investment

May 11, 2023

The public health emergency ends today; ASTHO CEO Dr. Mike Fraser says ASTHO members are prepared; Maggie Davis, ASTHO’s Director of State Health Policy, explains that public health is adopting emergency measures into local …

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417: Public Health Emergency Ending, Food Safety Training

May 10, 2023

Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, hosts a news conference to discuss what happens when the pandemic-related public health emergency ends on Thursday; John Tagabuel, Director of Environm…

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413: Biden Gets PH Workforce Report; Maternal Care Policies

May 4, 2023

Lindsey Myers, ASTHO’s Vice President for Public Health Workforce and Infrastructure, explains the importance of President Biden’s report on the public health workforce; Maria Gabriela Ruiz, an analyst on ASTHO’s Maternal an…

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412: May 11 Preps, Linking Data to Protect Kids

May 3, 2023

ASTHO CEO Dr. Mike Fraser discusses the end of the public health emergency on May 11th; Dr. Cathy Baldwin-Johnson, Medical Director of the Children’s Place Child Advocacy Center in Alaska, explains how a project by the Alask…

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405: Childhood Immunization Schedules, Island Area Health Equity Plans

April 24, 2023

On the first day of National Infant Immunization Week, Dr. José Romero, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, discusses the importance of vaccines and the COVID-19 schedule for…

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402: Equity Change Agents, Equity Success In Michigan

April 19, 2023

Dr. Somava Saha, Founder and CEO of WE in the World, shares a framework to help public health officials create health equity; Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian, Chief Medical Executive for the State of Michigan, explains how Michigan …

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391: Heartbreaking Gun Violence, ACIP Explained

April 4, 2023

On Day Two of Public Health Week, Rich Hamburg, Executive Director of the Safe States Alliance, discusses policies that would help reduce gun violence in America; the Public Health Foundation has a new video explaining the C…

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388: Tribal Vaccine Messaging, Celebrating a Family of 163 Doctors

March 30, 2023

Gary Lankford, Advances in Indian Health Care Program Director at the Association of American Indian Physicians, explains vaccine messaging that appeals to American Indian and Alaskan Native populations; Dr. Laura Chanchien …

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384: New School Lunch Guidelines, ASTHO Testifies Before Congress

March 24, 2023

Cindy Long, Administrator of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, says a new set of proposed school lunch guidelines are an important step to putting kids on a path to healthy lifestyles; Jeffrey Ekoma, ASTHO’s Senior Direct…

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383: Breastfeeding Partners, USVI Priorities

March 23, 2023

Carl Route Jr., Program Director for Reaching our Brothers Everywhere, says his group is on a mission to educate, equip, and empower men to increase breastfeeding rates and decrease infant mortality rates in the African-Amer…

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382: Suicide Rates Climbing, Mental Health Funding Opportunities

March 22, 2023

Deborah Stone, Behavioral Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains that after two consecutive years of declines, U.S. suicide rates increased in 2021, nearly returning to their 2018 peak; Hanna…

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381: Pandemic Polling, Ending the PH Emergency

March 21, 2023

Alyssa Boyea, ASTHO Director for Infectious Disease Preparedness, highlights resources to help public health agencies improve their COVID-19 communication and messaging approaches; Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President and Chief Me…