Public Health Workforce Episodes

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308: Thankful for People in Public Health

Nov. 21, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President and Chief Medical Officer of the Alaska Department of Health, shares some encouraging words to celebrate Public Health Thank You Day; Mike Fraser, ASTHO CEO, appreciates the significance of Pub…

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298: Washington’s Opioid Agreement

Nov. 4, 2022

Dr. Umair Shah, Secretary of Health for the State of Washington, discusses a settlement with three companies the state says played a key role in driving the opioid epidemic; Donna Levin, Director of Act for Public Health, di…

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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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266: ASTHO’s New President-Elect

Sept. 20, 2022

Dr. Steven Stack, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, and new ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the role and the pandemic’s impact on public health; Chris Taylor, ASTHO’s Director of Infectious Disease …

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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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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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257: Life Expectancy Data Sounds Alarm

Sept. 7, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President-Elect and Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer, says new CDC life expectancy data sounds an alarm for public health and the nation; ASTHO shares how public health leaders can help their teams recover…

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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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249: New Flu Vaccine Polling

Aug. 25, 2022

Dr. Gillian SteelFisher, Director of Global Polling for the Harvard Opinion Research Program, reflects on her latest survey gauging public reaction to seasonal flu vaccines; Paula Tran, State Health Officer for the Wisconsin…

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244: How the Pandemic Changed PH Comms

Aug. 18, 2022

In a special edition of the newscast, Dr. Khalilah LeGrand, the Interim Chief of Staff for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, discusses how the pandemic has impacted public health communications while atte…

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236: Optimistic About the PH Workforce

Aug. 8, 2022

Joanne Pearsol, ASTHO’s Director of Workforce Development, says the PH WINS survey shows many public health workers remain committed to their work despite the way they’ve been treated during the pandemic; Dr. Brian Castrucci…

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234: PH WINS Survey Released

Aug. 4, 2022

Dr. Brian Castrucci, de Beaumont Foundation President and CEO, discusses the concerning results of the latest PH Wins Survey of nearly 45,000 public health workers across the nation;  ASTHO is teaming with the Association of…

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233: New CDC Workforce Survey

Aug. 3, 2022

Dr. Laura Parajon, the Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Health for the New Mexico Department of Health, discusses a new CDC survey of more than 26,000 people working in public health that says public health workers are suffering;…

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230: Filling the Workforce Pipeline

July 29, 2022

Dr. Laura Parajon, Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Health at the New Mexico Department of Health, discusses a new internship program that helps students understand why they might have an interest in a public health career; Eric …