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193: A New Way to Address Dementia

June 6, 2022

Chelsea Kline, Associate Director of the Center of Excellence with the Alzheimer's Association, discusses a workshop planned in July that will give public health professionals the chance to learn how to address dementia thro…

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166: PH Workforce Opportunities

April 27, 2022

Dr. Leslie Dauphin from the CDC discusses the nation’s public health workforce and the way forward; Emi Chutaro, Executive Director of the Pacific Island Health Officers Association, offers details of a new study to better u…

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155: Defining Health – Public Health Week

April 12, 2022

Nathaniel Counts with the non-profit Mental HeaIth America explains the effort to redefine health to include a consideration of mental wellness, as we conclude our seven-part series of conversations with public health leader…

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138: New Healthy Aging Toolkit

March 15, 2022

Talyah Sands, ASTHO’s Director of Health Improvement, describes a new toolkit to help public health agencies assess cognitive health needs and promote healthy aging; ASTHO plans two webinars later today to explain its upcomi…

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121: A Focus on Mental Health

Feb. 17, 2022

Elke Shaw-Tulloch, Idaho’s State Health Officer, shares her state’s approach to addressing mental health concerns; ASTHO’s Maggie Davis authors a blog article on legislative efforts impacting mental health; Carolyn McCoy, AS…

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116: Data Modernization Report Card

Feb. 10, 2022

Dr. David Adinaro, New Jersey’s Deputy Commissioner for Public Health, evaluates the state of the nation’s public health data and information infrastructure; Dr. Joseph Gaugler, Director of the BOLD Public Health Center of E…

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73: Alzheimer’s Strategy

Nov. 29, 2021

Dr. Alexis Travis, Michigan’s Senior Deputy Director at the Department of Health and Human Services, explains her focus on caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias; Janet Hamilton, Executive Director of the Cou…