Episodes

213: Best of ME: A New Way to Address Dementia

July 6, 2022

This special edition revisits a popular episode of Public Health Review Morning Edition from June 6th. Chelsea Kline, Associate Director of the Center of Excellence with the Alzheimer's Association, discusses how to address …

212: Best of ME: LGBTQI+ Health Equity

July 5, 2022

This special edition revisits Episode 201 of Public Health Review Morning Edition from June 16th. Dr. Jan Malcom, Minnesota Health Commissioner, discusses steps to ensuring health equity for people belonging to the nation’s …

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…

210: Responses to Gun Violence

June 30, 2022

Lindsey Myers, ASTHO’s Vice President for Social and Behavioral Health, discusses a new blog article she authored with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marcus Plescia about men and gun violence; Dr. Steven Stack, Commissioner of th…

209: New Tool Predicts PH Risks

June 29, 2022

Dr. Lisa Lines, Senior Health Services Researcher with RTI International, discusses a new tool built to help public health leaders measure, predict, and respond to social factors that impact population health; Kini Tinkham, …

208: Inclusive Communications Tips

June 28, 2022

Susan Laird, a health communications specialist with the CDC, discusses the need to use more inclusive communication when working with individuals or groups; Sheila Nelson, Program Manager for Adolescent Health and Injury Pr…

207: How to Address Burnout

June 27, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President-Elect, reflects on the problem of burnout among health care providers; Amelia Poulin, Senior Analyst for Infectious Disease Outbreak Response and Recovery at ASTHO, discusses the importance of …

206: New Tobacco Policy Recommendations

June 24, 2022

Dawn Berkowitz, Chair of the Tobacco Control Network Executive Committee, discusses a new policy recommendations guide released by the group; Liz Hendrix, the Policy Control Officer for the Tobacco Control Network Executive …

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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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204: Smart Approaches to Brain Health

June 22, 2022

Dr. Jewell Mullen, Associate Dean for Health Equity in the Office of Health Equity at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, offers her assessment of the work that still needs to be done to address Alzheimer’…

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203: Support for Syringe Services

June 21, 2022

Dr. Denise Johnson, Pennsylvania’s Acting Secretary of Health, explains how a statewide law permitting syringe services would give cover and funding to local programs trying to battle the opioid epidemic; Laura Edison, an ep…

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202: Equity on Juneteenth

June 17, 2022

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Health Equity and Diversity Initiatives, and Dr. Arthur James, a retired OB/GYN and pediatrician, examine the steps required to achieve health equity in a webin…

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201: LGBTQI+ Health Equity

June 16, 2022

Dr. Jan Malcom, Minnesota’s Health Commissioner, discusses steps to ensure health equity for people in the nation’s LGBTQI+ community; Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Health Equity and Diversi…

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200: Common Ground on Gun Violence Responses

June 15, 2022

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO Chief Medical Officer, discusses the tragedy of gun violence in America and its connection to men’s mental health; Dr. Randall Williams, Missouri’s former Health Director, talks about a book he is w…

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199: Juneteenth Webinar Examines Racism, Health Equity Link

June 14, 2022

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Health Equity and Diversity Initiatives, will host a discussion featuring comments from Miss Opal Lee known as the grandmother of Juneteenth, as part of a Junet…

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198: Children’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outlook

June 13, 2022

Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the WHERE, discusses vaccines and what to expect for the rest of this year as panels for both the FDA and the CDC begin discussing the COVID-19 vaccine for children…

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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…

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196: Gun Violence and Public Health

June 9, 2022

Dr. Mark Levine, Vermont Health Commissioner, explains how public health ought to respond to a recent spate of shootings that have left dozens dead and even more injured across the U.S.; Meighan Haupt, Chief of Staff with th…

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195: Hospitals Prepping for COVID-19 Surge

June 8, 2022

Akin Demehin, Senior Director of Quality and Patient Safety Policy with the American Hospital Association, explains how hospitals are preparing for the possibility of another COVID-19 wave later this year; Dr. Mark Levine, V…

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194: Pain in the Nation Report

June 7, 2022

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, President and CEO of the Trust for America’s Health, details a new report that offers disturbing data on the drug, alcohol, and suicide crises facing the nation; Lt. Commander Traci Murray, Assistant Re…

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193: A New Way to Address Dementia

June 6, 2022

Chelsea Kline, Associate Director of the Center of Excellence with the Alzheimer's Association, discusses a workshop planned in July that will give public health professionals the chance to learn how to address dementia thro…

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192: Helping LGBTQI+ Youth

June 3, 2022

Admiral Rachel Levine, the 17th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, explains how recent negative rhetoric focused on gender identity and sexual orientation in the classroom is…

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191: New Mental Health Commission

June 2, 2022

Lynn Gallagher, former New Mexico State Health Director, explains how a new commission created by the New Mexico Supreme Court will work to address the mental health needs of people who are in and out of the court system; Ji…

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190: Learning to Live with COVID-19

June 1, 2022

Justa Encarnacion, Commissioner of the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health, discusses the differences and similarities in responding to COVID-19 as a territory as opposed to a state. Encarnacion also expands on the chal…