James McDonald MD MPH

Medical Director, Office of Public Health, New York State Department of Health

Health Equity Immunization COVID-19 Overdose Prevention Insight And Inspiration Opioids Public Health Communication

356: New York’s Opioid Partnerships, Arizona’s Mobile Vaccination Clinics

Feb. 13, 2023

Dr. Jim McDonald, New York State Acting Health Commissioner, says partnerships with people in local communities are key to the state's response to the opioid crisis; Siman Qaasim, Health Equity Administrator for the Arizona …

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270: Tracking Polio in New York

Sept. 26, 2022

Dr. Jim McDonald, Medical Director for the New York State Department of Health, discusses the discovery of polio in wastewater in at least two NY counties; Carolyn McCoy, ASTHO’s Senior Director of Federal Government Affairs…

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238: New York Responds to Monkeypox

Aug. 10, 2022

Dr. James McDonald, Medical Director in the Office of Public Health for the New York State Department of Health, says the monkeypox response in New York follows the data and social determinants; a new ASTHO report about mosq…