Monkeypox Episodes

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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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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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262: Meet ASTHO’s New President

Sept. 14, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO’s New Board President and Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, looks at the year ahead and the work she hopes to continue; Mike Fraser, ASTHO CEO, discusses the White House request for emergency monkeypox fun…

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258: Public Health AmeriCorps Explained

Sept. 8, 2022

AJ Pearlman, Director of Public Health AmeriCorps, shares the organization’s plan to get more people into public health positions across the nation; ASTHO explains legal considerations for agencies working to vaccinate peopl…

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254: Addressing Monkeypox Inequities

Sept. 1, 2022

Dr. Susan Kansagra, North Carolina State Health Officer and Assistant Secretary for Public Health, discusses disparities in the Monkeypox response; Meredith Alexander, Senior Analyst for Performance Excellence, explains how …

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250: ASTHO Seeks More Monkeypox Funding

Aug. 26, 2022

Carolyn Mullen, ASTHO Senior Vice President for Government Affairs and Public Relations, discusses a letter CEO Mike Fraser sent to the White House this week seeking additional funding to respond to the Monkeypox outbreak; D…

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246: Back to School Concerns

Aug. 22, 2022

Dylan George, Director of Operations for the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics with the CDC, discusses trying to evaluate the factors that could drive more COVID-19 infections in the fall as kids return to school…

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241: Monkeypox Vaccine Strategy

Aug. 15, 2022

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, discusses the plan to stretch monkeypox vaccine supplies by giving smaller doses;  Arjun Srinivasan, Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Progra…

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240: Monkeypox Funding

Aug. 12, 2022

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, discusses the challenges posed by the monkeypox outbreak and admits the evolving strategy can be tough to communicate; Devon Page, an ASTHO Government Affairs Analyst, break…

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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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231: Monkeypox Response

Aug. 1, 2022

Chris Taylor, Director of Infectious Disease Outbreak Response & Recovery at ASTHO, reflects on the Monkeypox outbreak now in its third month here in the United States; Robert Jennings, Executive Director of the National Pub…

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211: Monkeypox Response

July 1, 2022

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, discusses the growing concern over the monkeypox virus; Ellen Pliska, ASTHO’s Family and Child Health Senior Director, details a new supplement to the American Journal of Pu…

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197: Preparing for Monkeypox

June 10, 2022

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, discusses the three-step approach to combat Monkeypox in the U.S.; Dr. Jinlene Chan, Maryland’s Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services, outlines her department’s respon…