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205: Why Listening is Important in Public Health

June 23, 2022

Dr. Randall Williams, Missouri’s former Director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, joins us for a special edition of the newscast to discuss his upcoming book and the importance of listening in public health.

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189: Encouraging the Public Health Workforce

May 31, 2022

Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health, looks back on the past 13 years of her career in Public Health. She has this conversation as she prepares for the next steps in her career, and leaves us …

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179: Public Health Recruits

May 16, 2022

Dr. Brian Dixon, Associate Professor at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, says the workforce pipeline is filling up with public health students; Dr. Umair Shah, Washington Secretary of Heal…

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167: Tech Xpo Preview

April 28, 2022

J.T. Lane, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Population Health and Innovation, explains how public health has a unique opportunity to modernize its data systems to prepare for the next crisis in a preview of the upcoming Publ…

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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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163: Mask Mandate Ruling

April 22, 2022

Andy Baker White, ASTHO’s Senior Director for State Health Policy, discusses the impact of this week’s federal court ruling striking down the mask requirement for people using public transportation; Phillip Talboy, Senior Ad…

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162: Helping the PH Workforce

April 21, 2022

Dr. Bruce Perry, psychiatrist and author, tells public health leaders how they can help their frontline workers manage stress caused by the pandemic; ASTHO has a new blog article that lists seven workforce trends to watch fo…

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161: Hope for the PH Workforce

April 20, 2022

Dr. Bruce Perry offers encouragement for the public health workforce; Dr. Gillian SteelFisher explains how public health leaders might use the information from her latest national survey; ASTHO alum Dr. Joneigh Khaldun from …

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151: Collaboration – Public Health Week

April 6, 2022

Dr. Joseph Kanter, Louisiana’s State Health Officer, explains the importance of collaboration and resilience in public health; ASTHO considers two states with children’s cabinets in a new blog article now online; and CDC Dir…

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150: Workforce - Public Health Week

April 5, 2022

Dr. Laura Parajon, New Mexico’s Deputy Secretary of Health, reacts to the findings of the new PH WINS survey and tells us how we can begin to support and rebuild frontline teams; Dr. Jose Montero, Director of the Center for …

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148: Public Health Under Attack

April 1, 2022

Dr. Brian Castrucci, CEO of the de Beaumont Foundation, says the results of a national survey of public health workers indicate a workforce under attack; Morning Edition shares plans to cover National Public Health Week star…

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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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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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136: Grassroots Vaccine Outreach

March 11, 2022

Dr. Anne Marie Murphy, Executive Director of Equal Hope in Chicago, explains the work her team does to reach unvaccinated populations with COVID-19 information and vaccines; Jessica Baggett, ASTHO’s COVID-19 Response Directo…