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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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247: CDC Reforms

Aug. 23, 2022

Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO’s President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, commends CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky for wanting to improve the CDC’s mission; Rachel Scheckman, an ASTHO Senior P…

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235: Public Health is Underfunded

Aug. 5, 2022

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, discusses the organization’s latest report addressing the impact of chronic underfunding on the nation’s public health system; Illinois, Tennessee, New J…

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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 …

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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…

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166: PH Workforce Opportunities

April 27, 2022

Dr. Leslie Dauphin from the CDC discusses the nation’s public health workforce and the way forward; Emi Chutaro, Executive Director of the Pacific Island Health Officers Association, offers details of a new study to better u…

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160: Variant Fatigue

April 19, 2022

Dr. Mark Levine, Commissioner of Health at the Vermont Department of Health, explains how the COVID BA.2 sub-variant is being received by people in his state; Caroline Brazeel, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Population Health a…

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158: Best of ME– Epidemiologists Needed

April 15, 2022

Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, explains the critical need to hire hundreds of epidemiologists in public health departments nationwide; Richard Hamburg, Executive Director of the Safe…

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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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139: New Report on Public Health Readiness

March 16, 2022

Dara Lieberman, Director of Government Relations for the Trust for America’s Health, explains the organization’s “Ready or Not 2022” report assessing states’ readiness to protect public health during emergencies; Brian Lente…

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135: Women in Public Health

March 10, 2022

Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, reflects on International Women’s Day celebrated this week; Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Rachel Levine is part of a panel discussion later toda…

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130: ASTHO’s State of the Union Response

March 3, 2022

Carolyn Mullen, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Relations, reacts to President Biden’s comments about public health in his State of the Union address Tuesday night; Jeffrey Ekoma, ASTHO’s Senio…

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128: Epidemiologists Needed

March 1, 2022

Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, explains the critical need to hire hundreds of epidemiologists in public health departments nationwide; Richard Hamburg, Executive Director of the Safe…

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126: Personal Stories Fight Vaccine Misinformation

Feb. 25, 2022

Molly Howell, Immunization Director at the North Dakota Department of Health, says testimonials from people impacted by COVID-19 have helped make the virus real for people with doubts about the vaccines; Chrissie Juliano, Ex…