Nicole Alexander-Scott MD MPH

Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health

Health Equity ASTHO Government Relations Medicaid And Public Health Partnerships Holidays Build Back Better Act

85: Public Health on Capitol Hill

Dec. 15, 2021

Carolyn Mullen, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Relations, analyzes the Build Back Better Act and looks ahead to the possibility of another continuing resolution in February; Dr. Nicole Alexand…

Health Equity COVID-19 Public Health Influenza Women, Infant, And Family Health Vaccine Distribution

82: Vaccine Awareness

Dec. 10, 2021

Kim Martin, ASTHO’s Director of Immunization, tells us how an event like National Influenza Vaccination Week impacts vaccination awareness; ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser says communities weary of COVID-19 cannot afford to let their …

COVID-19 ASTHO Medicaid And Public Health Partnerships Contact Tracing Healthy People 2030

67: Polling the Pandemic

Nov. 15, 2021

The Rockefeller Foundation releases its 5th survey of Americans’ attitudes about the pandemic response; Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, says every public health agency should up…

Health Equity COVID-19 ASTHO Child And Maternal Health Public Health Thank You Day

61: Pediatric Vaccine Challenges

Nov. 4, 2021

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, reacts to the decision to recommend approval of a pediatric COVID-19 vaccine; Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, says Health Equi…

Health Equity Immunization Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Public Health Law

58: School Mask Lawsuits

Nov. 1, 2021

Maggie Davis, ASTHO’s Director of State Health Policy, examines the flurry of lawsuits and court orders resulting from legislative and executive prohibitions of school masking policies; Lindsey Myers, ASTHO’s Vice President …