Health Equity Episodes

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387: Women Leading ASTHO, Attending TechXpo

March 29, 2023

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche Etheridge, ASTHO's Senior Vice President of Health Equity and Diversity Initiatives, celebrates women who've held ASTHO leadership positions over the last several decades; Jamie Pina, ASTHO's Vice Preside…

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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…

Health Equity Island Jurisdictions Public Health Workforce

378: PH Losing People, History Impacts Equity

March 16, 2023

Dr. Brian Castrucci, CEO and President of the de Beaumont Foundation, talks about data that shows public health is on track to lose 130,000 people by 2025; an ASTHO blog article discusses how colonialism, military presence, …

Health Equity COVID-19 STIs Maternal And Infant Health

377: Lingering Pandemic Impacts, Screening for Syphilis

March 15, 2023

Dr. Scott Harris, State Health Officer for Alabama Public Health, addresses the startling statistic that there have been more deaths in Alabama than births for two straight years; Nada Hassanein, Health Inequities Reporter f…

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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 …

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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…

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364: Illinois’ COVID-19 Experience, Khaldun’s Equity Plan for CVS

Feb. 24, 2023

Dr. Sameer Vorha, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, is taking note of the disparities laid bare by COVID-19 in a new guest column written for the Chicago Sun-Times; Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Vice President and…

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363: Live to the Beat Campaign, Pandemic Take-Away

Feb. 23, 2023

Kinetra Joseph, Campaign Director for the CDC Foundation, says the Foundation’s Live to the Beat initiative has had a successful first year; Dr. Christopher King, Dean of the Georgetown University School of Health, spent muc…

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360: Public Health Deniers, Pacific Islands Equity Summit Begins

Feb. 17, 2023

Dr. Scott Rivkees, Professor of Practice of Health Services, Policy and Practice at the Brown School of Public Health, writes about the impact of denialism on public health in a guest column published in Washington D.C.’s Hi…

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359: Vermont’s Pandemic Communications, Gun Violence Grant

Feb. 16, 2023

Dr. Mark Levine, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health, offers his colleagues some advice in a new ASTHO video about improving public health through data and communication; Dr. David Grossman, Vice President for S…

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356: New York’s Opioid Partnerships, Arizona’s Mobile Vaccination Clinics

Feb. 13, 2023

Dr. Jim McDonald, New York State Acting Health Commissioner, says partnerships with people in local communities are key to the state's response to the opioid crisis; Siman Qaasim, Health Equity Administrator for the Arizona …

Health Equity Overdose Prevention Opioids Climate And Health

354: Biden’s Opioid Message, Georgetown’s New Health Dean

Feb. 9, 2023

Richa Ranade, ASTHO's Senior Director for Overdose Prevention, says it's encouraging to hear President Joe Biden prioritize solutions to the opioid epidemic in his State of the Union address; Dr. Christopher King, the first …

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352: Redefining Community Safety, New Capitol Hill Leadership

Feb. 7, 2023

Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, says the Community Safety Campaign is about making sure people who live in communities have livable wages, and affordable and safe housing; Carolyn McC…

Health Equity Opioids Disability And Preparedness Women, Infant, And Family Health Social Determinants Of Health

351: A Reporter’s Drug Strategy, Childcare is Public Health

Feb. 6, 2023

Julie Wernau, Health and Science Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, has spent the last year reporting on the opioid crisis and offers some advice for public health; Shannon Vance, ASTHO Senior Analyst for Family & Child He…

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344: Maine Loves Dr. Shah, Territories Moving Forward

Jan. 26, 2023

Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO Immediate Past President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control, reflects on his work in the state of Maine as he readies for his next job as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…