Nirav Shah MD JD

Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention; President of ASTHO

COVID-19 Medicaid And Public Health Partnerships Public Health Workers DELPH

147: The Looming Medicaid Purge

March 31, 2022

Caroline Brazeel, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Population Health and Innovation, explains how states and territories are preparing for the moment when millions of children could lose health care coverage as early as this summ…

Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Public Health

77: ASTHO Reacts to Winter COVID Strategy

Dec. 3, 2021

ASTHO leaders react to President Biden’s winter COVID-19 strategy. Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, d…

Funding COVID-19 Public Health Mental Health

74: The White House Celebrates Public Health

Nov. 30, 2021

Several ASTHO members attend a White House event in appreciation of public health workers across the states and territories. ASTHO President Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President-Elect Dr. Anne Zink, California’s Dr. Tomas Aragon,…

Immunization Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19

62: Vaccine Hesitant Parents

Nov. 5, 2021

A panel of ASTHO members met with journalists for a virtual news conference Thursday to discuss the new pediatric COVID-19 vaccine and the challenges involved with convincing hesitant parents to vaccinate their kids against …

COVID-19 ASTHO Child And Maternal Health ACECAT

48: Pt 2 -State of the COVID-19 Response

Oct. 18, 2021

Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about the importance of COVID vaccines for young children; Executive coach Larry Lewis explains the value of recogniz…

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47: State of the COVID-19 Response

Oct. 15, 2021

Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, addresses the state of the campaign against COVID-19; Kim Martin, ASTHO’s Director of Immunizations, says more approved boo…

Immunization Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Child And Maternal Health Informatics And Surveillance

42: New Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Report

Oct. 7, 2021

Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses concerns of workshop participants about the way Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) decisions are communicated; Eri…

41: EUA Messaging

Oct. 6, 2021

In a special edition of the newscast, ASTHO President Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President Elect Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser, and Scott Becker, CEO of the Association of Public Health Laboratories, discuss the FDA’s Emer…

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19: COVID-19 News Conference

Sept. 3, 2021

State health officials held a virtual news conference with journalists Thursday to address the latest in the public health response to COVID-19. Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Co…

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12: Training Health Equity Leaders

Aug. 25, 2021

Dr. Nirav D. Shah, MD, JD, ASTHO President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses responding to public concerns about COVID-19 vaccines; Daniel E. Dawes, Director of the Satcher Health…

Environmental Health Immunization Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Public Health ASTHO Association Of State And Territory Health Officials

6: Preparing for COVID-19 Boosters

Aug. 17, 2021

ASTHO President Dr. Nirav Shah (SHO-Maine) considers the risks to watch for as states and territories administer COVID-19 booster shots to some immunocompromised people; ASTHO Chief Medical Officer Dr. Marcus Plescia discuss…

Emergency Preparedness Immunization Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19

1: Vaccine Misinformation

Aug. 10, 2021

Nirav Shah, MD, JD, Director, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and President of ASTHO, discusses vaccine misinformation. DELPH Program.