Environmental Health Episodes

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267: Managing Septic Grants

Sept. 21, 2022

Lance Gregory, Environmental Health Division Director with the Virginia Department of Health, discusses Septic Smart Week and the demand for the agency’s Septic and Well Assistance Program; Joel Cantor, Director of the Rutge…

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265: Maternal Health Crisis Blueprint

Sept. 19, 2022

Dr. Jamila Perritt, President and CEO of Physicians for Reproductive Health, discusses the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis; Emma Talkington, ASTHO Environmental Health Analyst, explains why AS…

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264: New PH Job Website

Sept. 16, 2022

Joanne Pearsol, ASTHO’s Director of Workforce Development, discusses a new careers website helping people and organizations connect; Mike Fraser, ASTHO’s Chief Executive Officer, joined an online news conference to discuss a…

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263: Youth Worried About Climate Change

Sept. 15, 2022

Rachael Banks, Public Health Director for the Oregon Health Authority Division of Public Health, discusses the results of a new study exploring the connections between climate change and youth mental health; Rebecca Fronberg…

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242: New Data on Public Health Authority

Aug. 16, 2022

Maggie Davis, ASTHO’s Director of State Health Policy, discusses a project to survey recent changes in laws governing public health authority; Dr. Harry Chen, the former Commissioner of Health for Vermont, tells us about som…

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238: New York Responds to Monkeypox

Aug. 10, 2022

Dr. James McDonald, Medical Director in the Office of Public Health for the New York State Department of Health, says the monkeypox response in New York follows the data and social determinants; a new ASTHO report about mosq…

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236: Optimistic About the PH Workforce

Aug. 8, 2022

Joanne Pearsol, ASTHO’s Director of Workforce Development, says the PH WINS survey shows many public health workers remain committed to their work despite the way they’ve been treated during the pandemic; Dr. Brian Castrucci…

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229: Heat Waves Require New Thinking

July 28, 2022

Dr. Evan Mallen, an ORISE Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says cities and states need to adapt plans and programs to changes in climate that impact public health; Dr. Joseph Kanter, State Health O…

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225: Health Equity Summit Preview

July 22, 2022

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Health Equity and Diversity Initiatives, previews the goals of next Wednesday’s Health Equity Summit 2022; Dr. Lorraine Backer, Senior Environmental Epidemiolog…

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223: New PFAS Water Quality Advisories

July 20, 2022

Bruno Pigott, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the Environmental Protection Agency, calls attention to new drinking water guidance that considers exposure to PFAS chemicals from all sources of exposu…

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217: Opioid Abuse Child Impact Task Force

July 12, 2022

Dr. Denise Johnson, Acting Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, outlines the goals of a new task force considering the impact opioid abuse has on children in the state; Jon Rubin, Deputy Secretary for the Pen…

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163: Mask Mandate Ruling

April 22, 2022

Andy Baker White, ASTHO’s Senior Director for State Health Policy, discusses the impact of this week’s federal court ruling striking down the mask requirement for people using public transportation; Phillip Talboy, Senior Ad…

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154: Climate Health – Public Health Week

April 11, 2022

Dr. John Balbus, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains the connection between weather and population health as part of our celebration of National Public Health Week; ASTHO’s Caroline Brazeel says w…

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115: Cleaning Up Toxic Compounds

Feb. 9, 2022

Alan Roberson, Executive Director of the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, explains the growing interest in the risks of PFAS chemicals and the challenges some jurisdictions encounter when they want to do s…

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110: Healthy Home Improvements

Feb. 2, 2022

Kristin Ahrens, Deputy Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Office of Developmental Programs, says the pandemic crisis ultimately will make services for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities stronger; ASTHO’s…