Steven Stack MD

Kentucky Commissioner for Public Health

Immunization COVID-19 Chronic Disease Hepatitis Infectious Diseases

269: Urging COVID-19 Booster Uptake

Sept. 23, 2022

Dr. Steven Stack, ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the new COVID-19 booster designed to protect against the latest variants; Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President, explains the need to bring health care and public health closer tog…

COVID-19 Leadership And Workforce Development Public Health Workforce Public Health Leadership

266: ASTHO’s New President-Elect

Sept. 20, 2022

Dr. Steven Stack, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, and new ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the role and the pandemic’s impact on public health; Chris Taylor, ASTHO’s Director of Infectious Disease …

Social And Behavioral Health Injury And Violence Prevention Hepatitis Infectious Diseases Youth Mental Health

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…

Health Information And Technology Public Health Data Modernization TechXpo

178: Data Obstacles and Opportunities

May 13, 2022

Dr. David Rhew, Microsoft’s Global Chief Medical Officer, says there is technology available to help public health agencies standardize and modernize data; Mike Fraser, ASTHO CEO, notes the challenge is not with technology; …

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86: Power Outage Preparedness

Dec. 16, 2021

Eric Cote, an expert in emergency power preparedness, tells us why it’s important to know who relies on electricity for their medical devices when power is lost in a community; Stephen Heck, an ASTHO Disability and Preparedn…

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,…

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71: Title X Grants Explained

Nov. 19, 2021

Clare Coleman, President and CEO of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association, explains how to apply for a new round of Title X grants now available from HHS; Dr. Steven Stack, Commissioner of the Kent…

COVID-19 Public Health ASTHO Insight And Inspiration Gratitude

68: Leading with Gratitude

Nov. 16, 2021

Mylynn Tufte, North Dakota’s former state health official, explains the power of gratitude in advance of her Insight and Inspiration talk on Thursday, Nov. 18; Rhea Farberman, Director of Strategic Communications and Policy …