Health Equity Summit Episodes

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373: PH Funding Barriers, Planning an Equity Movement

March 9, 2023

Dr. Thomas Dobbs, former State Health Officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health and now dean of the John D. Bower School of Population Health at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, urges agencies that …

Environmental Health Health Equity COVID-19 Health Equity Summit

371: Tracking COVID Deaths, Building a Justice Movement

March 7, 2023

Dr. Jonathan Levy, Chair of the Department of Environmental Health with the Boston University School of Public Health, has new research that says white people in Massachusetts now are more likely to die from COVID than black…

Health Equity Immunization COVID-19 Social And Behavioral Health Suicide Prevention Family And Child Health Health Equity Summit

228: Hawaii’s 9-8-8 Experience

July 27, 2022

Belinda Danielson, Access Supervisor with the State of Hawaii Department of Health, discusses the launch of the new national 9-8-8 hotline for mental health services; Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, ASTHO’s Senior Vice Presid…

Health Equity Public Health Infrastructure Social And Behavioral Health Substance Misuse Public Health Data Modernization Public Health Funding Maternal And Infant Health Health Equity Summit

226: CDC’s Multi-Billion Dollar Investment

July 25, 2022

Nick Davidson, Senior Deputy for Public Health with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, discusses the CDC’s plan to invest almost four billion dollars in public health capacity, workforce, and …

Environmental Health Health Equity Food And Water Safety Health Equity Summit Public Health Data And Technology

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…

Emergency Preparedness Health Equity Social And Behavioral Health Substance Misuse Disability And Preparedness Population Health And Prevention Maternal And Infant Health Health Equity Summit

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…

Environmental Health Social And Behavioral Health Substance Misuse PFAS Opioid Epidemic Health Equity Summit

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…

Health Equity COVID-19 Vector-Borne Disease Infectious Diseases Health Equity Summit Public Health Data And Technology

222: Better Data, More Equity

July 19, 2022

Dr. Carlos Oronce, an Advanced Health Services Research Fellow at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, discusses the challenges of COVID-19 being exacerbated by a lack of good data; Dr. Joseph Kanter, State Health O…

Health Equity Public Health Data Modernization Health Equity Summit

220: You Can Help Build the Health Equity Tracker

July 15, 2022

Daniel Dawes, Executive Director for the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, discusses a new Health Equity tracker that recently marked its first year online; ASTHO is talking about equity du…

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219: New Opioid Use Disorder Infographics

July 14, 2022

Sanaa Akbarali, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Maternal and Infant Health, discusses strategies to improve care for pregnant and postpartum people with opioid use disorder; ASTHO produces a special supplement for the American J…

Health Equity Public Health Infrastructure Public Health Workforce Health Equity Summit

218: Workforce Listening

July 13, 2022

Johnny Taylor Jr., President and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, discusses how COVID-19 has forever changed the relationship between employers and their teams; Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, the Director of the Dis…