Denise A Johnson MD FACOG FACHE

Physician General, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Health Equity Public Health Infrastructure Disability And Preparedness Public Health Data Modernization Public Health Funding

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…

Environmental Health Social And Behavioral Health Substance Misuse Women, Infant, And Family Health Family And Child Health Maternal And Infant Health

217: Opioid Abuse Child Impact Task Force

July 12, 2022

Dr. Denise Johnson, Acting Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, outlines the goals of a new task force considering the impact opioid abuse has on children in the state; Jon Rubin, Deputy Secretary for the Pen…

Social And Behavioral Health Substance Use Disorder

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…

Emergency Preparedness Health Equity Social And Behavioral Health Access To Care TechXpo Maternal And Infant Health

152: Health as a Human Right – Public Health Week

April 7, 2022

Dr. Denise Johnson, Pennsylvania’s Physician General, tells us why health is a human right, as we continue our examination of the themes for this year’s National Public Health Week; Kay Matthews, founder and executive direct…

COVID-19 ASTHO Influenza Insight And Inspiration Vaccine Distribution

49: Preparing for Flu Season

Oct. 19, 2021

Dr. Denise Johnson, Acting Physician General at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, discusses the upcoming flu season; Avia Mason, ASTHO Vice President of Learning Strategy, outlines ASTHO’s annual fall board meeting agen…