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291: Vermont’s New “Facing Suicide” Campaign

Oct. 26, 2022

Dr. Mark Levine, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health, discusses the state’s new Facing Suicide VT campaign, which focuses on encouraging people to discuss the issue of suicide; ASTHO is working with states and t…

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287: New Disability Preparedness Toolkit

Oct. 20, 2022

Dawn Skaggs, Emergency, Disaster, and Climate Resilience Specialist for the World Institute on Disability, promotes a new Public Health Emergency Planning Toolkit to help agencies better serve people living with disabilities…

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274: Disaster Planning Tools

Sept. 30, 2022

Annie Evans, ASTHO’s Director of Preparedness and Disability Integration, talks about two tools that examine the needs of people living with disabilities who suffer disproportionate impacts of disasters; Dr. Kristina Box, St…

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235: Public Health is Underfunded

Aug. 5, 2022

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, discusses the organization’s latest report addressing the impact of chronic underfunding on the nation’s public health system; Illinois, Tennessee, New J…

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230: Filling the Workforce Pipeline

July 29, 2022

Dr. Laura Parajon, Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Health at the New Mexico Department of Health, discusses a new internship program that helps students understand why they might have an interest in a public health career; Eric …

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224: Children’s Mental Health

July 21, 2022

Annie Evans, ASTHO’s Director of Preparedness and Disability Integration, discusses the results of an 18-month project that placed disability and preparedness specialists in jurisdictions across the states and territories; J…

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207: How to Address Burnout

June 27, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President-Elect, reflects on the problem of burnout among health care providers; Amelia Poulin, Senior Analyst for Infectious Disease Outbreak Response and Recovery at ASTHO, discusses the importance of …

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153: Equity Gap – Public Health Week

April 8, 2022

Joan Adam, South Dakota’s Secretary of Health, discusses the health equity gap as part of our recognition of National Public Health Week; Dr. Jose Montero, Director of the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Sup…

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120: Supporting Public Health Authority

Feb. 16, 2022

Margret Cooke, Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health, examines the value of public health authority when responding to a public health emergency; Alison Beam, Pennsylvania’s former acting Secretary of Health, says the …

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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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102: Recalling COVID-19’s First Case Part 2

Jan. 21, 2022

Dr. John Wiesman, the former Secretary of Health in Washington state, gives his assessment of the nation's pandemic response since the first COVID-19 case was discovered in his state two years ago this week. He discusses wha…

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101: Recalling COVID-19's First Case Part 1

Jan. 20, 2022

Dr. John Wiesman, the former Secretary of Health in Washington state, reflects on the moment the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in his state and thus the U.S.; Dr. Alexis Travis, Michigan’s State Health Officer, says i…

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99: Rethinking School Discipline Part 1

Jan. 18, 2022

Maggie Davis, ASTHO’s Director of State Health Policy, provides an overview of a new ASTHO report about restorative justice in schools; Annie Evans, a senior analyst of disability integration and preparedness at ASTHO, marks…

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88: Labs Prepared for Winter

Dec. 20, 2021

ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser hopes the new year signals a shift in the pandemic; Kelly Wroblewski, Director of Infectious Diseases for the Association of Public Health Laboratories, says labs are ready for whatever the pandemic bri…

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86: Power Outage Preparedness

Dec. 16, 2021

Eric Cote, an expert in emergency power preparedness, tells us why it’s important to know who relies on electricity for their medical devices when power is lost in a community; Stephen Heck, an ASTHO Disability and Preparedn…