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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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289: Monkeypox Communication Strategies

Oct. 24, 2022

Dr. Carlton Thomas, a gastroenterologist in San Diego, discusses a recent CDC report on monkeypox which he says is an argument in favor of communicating on mobile apps and other platforms that are familiar to people in at-ri…

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284: Public Health Careers Website Launches

Oct. 17, 2022

Joanne Pearsol, ASTHO’s Director of Workforce Development discusses the debut of ASTHO’s new public health jobs website, ; an ASTHO blog article assesses Tennessee’s progress on Opioid Use Disorder throughout its maternal an…

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281: Medicaid Approves Housing Waiver

Oct. 12, 2022

Caroline Brazeel, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Population Health and Innovation, discusses two demonstration waivers, one which allows Oregon to provide housing assistance to some people enrolled in Medicaid, that were approv…

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279: Stretching to Improve Equity

Oct. 7, 2022

Alicia Justice, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Programmatic Health Equity Initiatives and Strategy, talks about the Strategies to Repair Equity and Transform Community Health project, also known as STRETCH; Danny Staley, ASTHO’…

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277: Modernize WIC

Oct. 5, 2022

Brian Dittmeier, Senior Director of Public Policy for the National WIC Association, discusses ways to modernize the WIC program; Ali Hard, Senior Policy Advisor for Strategic Initiatives at the USDA, says states have more fl…

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268: ACEs Legislative Scan

Sept. 22, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Purtle, Associate Professor at New York University's School of Global Public Health, discusses an ASTHO report on preventing adverse childhood experiences; Lisa Peterson, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Preparedness…

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144: ASTHO Turns 80 Today

March 23, 2022

Dr. Leah Devlin, former ASTHO president and North Carolina state health official, reflects on ASTHO’s support for state and territorial public health leaders and the organization’s 80th anniversary celebrated today; Dr. Jami…

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143: NIH Study on Masking in Schools

March 22, 2022

Dr. Sonia Lee, Acting Branch Chief of the NICHD Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch at the National Institutes of Health, explains the findings of a new study measuring the impact of mask wearing in schools; Dr.…

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142: America’s Alarming Stress Levels

March 21, 2022

Dr. Vaile Wright, Senior Director of Healthcare Innovation for the American Psychological Association, explains a new poll that shows Americans are suffering from alarming levels of stress due to COVID-19, inflation, and war…

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69: Tribal Communities COVID Response

Nov. 17, 2021

Lynn Trujillo, Secretary of the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department, explains the challenges and successes of the COVID-19 response in her state’s tribal communities; Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota’s former state health officia…

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68: Leading with Gratitude

Nov. 16, 2021

Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota’s former state health official, explains the power of gratitude in advance of her Insight and Inspiration talk on Thursday, Nov. 18; Rhea Farberman, Director of Strategic Communications and Policy …

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49: Preparing for Flu Season

Oct. 19, 2021

Dr. Denise Johnson, Acting Physician General at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, discusses the upcoming flu season; Avia Mason, ASTHO Vice President of Learning Strategy, outlines ASTHO’s annual fall board meeting agen…

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45: Infection Control Funding

Oct. 13, 2021

Janet Hamilton, Executive Director of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists explains how $2 billion in CDC funds will help hospitals and healthcare facilities fight infections; Jonathan Wolfe, ASTHO’s Senior D…