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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Podcast Series features in-depth interviews with top public health officials.

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Podcast Series features in-depth interviews with top public health officials.
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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Podcast Series features in-depth interviews with top public health officials.

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Episodes

NACCHO Podcast on NACCHO’s Latest Opioid Report with Program Analyst Francis Higgins

10/3/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss the continuing resolution signed by President Trump that will keep the federal government funded through November 21. They also discuss how Congress is dealing with the youth vaping epidemic, and the latest news related to the mysterious vaping illness. Later in the program, Ian sits down with Francis Higgins, NACCHO’s Injury and Violence Prevention Program...

Duration:00:19:45

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO Global Health Security Podcast Part 1: Duncan Stephenson Chief Executive for the Royal Society for Public Health

9/19/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Senate Appropriations Committee’s release of its FY2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) appropriations bill. They also discuss the federal crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes and the latest news on the vaping illness. Later in the program, Emily Yox sits down for a Skype interview with Duncan Stephenson, the Deputy Chief Executive for the Royal Society for Public Health in the...

Duration:00:24:36

Podcast from Washington: Shelly Schwedhelm, Executive Director for Emergency Management & Biopreparedness for Nebraska Medicine

9/12/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss breaking news, as the Food and Drug Administration is finalizing plans to ban all flavored e-cigarette cartridges from the market in an effort to discourage youth vaping. They also discuss the cancellation of the markup for the Senate FY2020 Labor, Health & Human Services, (LHHS) Education appropriations bill. Later in the program, in a nod to National Preparedness Month, Ian Goldstein sits down with...

Duration:00:17:51

Podcast from Washington: CDC Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science Dr. Stephen Redd

8/29/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss Congress’ return to Capitol Hill after Labor Day to tackle appropriations for FY2020 that begins October 1. They also discuss the proposed rule change to 42 CFR Part 2, regarding mental health records sharing. Finally, they discuss the Surgeon General’s latest campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of marijuana for teens and pregnant women. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with...

Duration:00:19:57

Podcast from Washington: Kentucky River Health District Scott Lockard

8/15/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 and how that will affect appropriations bills for FY2020. They also discuss the final “public charge” rule from the Trump Administration. Finally, they discuss August recess and how you can get involved in public health advocacy. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Public Health Director for Kentucky River District Health Department Scott...

Duration:00:24:29

Podcast from Washington: Bell County KY Health Director Teresa Hunter

7/25/2019
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On this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 agreement that would raise cap levels for non-defense discretionary spending in FY2020 and FY2021. They also discuss the Administration’s new Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rules, and the Food and Drug Administration’s anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Public Health Director for Bell County, KY...

Duration:00:13:39

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Jennifer Kiger from Harris County Public Health

6/27/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the House passage of the Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) and Education appropriations bill and the public health implications. They also discuss NACCHO Annual 2019 activities. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Chief of the Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Harris County Public Health Jennifer Kiger. They discussed the lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey and...

Duration:00:12:53

Podcast from Washington: A Conversation with the Cabell-Huntington - WV Health Department

6/13/2019
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In this week’s episode of the Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the movement of four House FY2020 appropriations bills packaged into a minibus. They also discuss the long-awaited passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards and Advancing Innovations Act reauthorization. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with a panel of local health professionals from the Cabell-Huntington Health Department in West Virginia. They discussed the health department efforts to...

Duration:00:23:44

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Jeff Schlegelmilch

5/30/2019
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On this week’s episode of the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss Memorial Day recess and items the Congress will have to take up when they return next week. The House will have to pass the Senate version of the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovations Act. They also discuss the Department of Health and Human Services proposed rule that would roll back health care protections for transgender patients. Later in the program Ian Goldstein sat...

Duration:00:16:38

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Amanda Hunter Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness

5/16/2019
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On this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein discusses NACCHO Model Practice award winners and de Beaumont Foundation’s 40 Under 40 in Public Health. He also talks about the disaster relief package and public health infrastructure bills introduced in the House. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Hospital Preparedness Coordinator for the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Amanda Hunter. They discussed Hepatitis A outbreaks in the...

Duration:00:11:02

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Broward County's Terri Sudden

5/2/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the House Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS), and Education appropriations bill that seeks to boost federal funding for public health programs. They also discuss the Climate Action Now Act (H.R. 9) in the House. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Director for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Broward County Health Department Terri Sudden. Sudden talks about her health...

Duration:00:19:16

Podcast from Washington: Healthcare Ready Executive Director Dr. Nicolette Louissaint

4/19/2019
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On this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss a vaccine resolution passed by the Senate. They also discuss the introduction of a comprehensive House bill that would ban flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes, including menthol, as well as raise the minimum age of purchase for tobacco products to 21. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with the Executive Director of Healthcare Ready Dr. Nicolette Louissaint. They discussed how the Healthcare...

Duration:00:16:59

Podcast from Washington: TFAH Director of Government Relations Dara Lieberman

4/4/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the Public Health Preparedness Summit that took place in St. Louis, MO. They also discuss events surrounding National Public Health Week. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) Director of Government Relations Dara Lieberman. They discussed TFAH’s report “Ready or Not,” and how the report has been received. They also discussed the importance of advocacy for...

Duration:00:13:28

Podcast from Washington: Forces of Change 2018 Survey with Dr. Debra Dekker and Claude Alix-Jacob

2/28/2019
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In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein provides a run-down of the week in public health in Washington including a new CDC report that shows HIV prevention has stalled in recent years. He also discusses the House effort to pass a universal background checks bill, and a hearing on the measles outbreak in 10 states. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Director of Evaluation for NACCHO Dr. Debra Dekker. They discuss the 2018 Forces of Change Survey that...

Duration:00:23:13

Podcast from Washington: de Beaumont Foundation CEO Brian Castrucci and TFAH CEO John Auerbach

2/14/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the possibility of another government shutdown. They also discuss gun violence prevention legislation that was introduced in the House by Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL). NACCHO will also comment on the proposed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rule that would require able-bodied persons receiving SNAP benefits to work. Finally, they discuss the National Youth Tobacco Report from the Food and Drug...

Duration:00:32:21

Podcast from Washington: Dr. Kelly Gebo, All of Us Program

1/31/2019
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On this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the end of the five-week Government shutdown and the three-week continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded while Congress and the President work out a deal to fund border security. They also discuss the measles outbreak in seven states. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein talked with Chief Medical and Scientific Office of the All of Us Research Program Dr. Kelly Gebo. They discussed the...

Duration:00:11:26

Podcast from Washington: Birth Defects Prevention Month with Dr. Sandra Ford

1/17/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the partial government shutdown that entered its fifth week, and how that is affecting public health and local health departments. They also discuss the Senate hearings for the Attorney General nominee William Barr and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator nominee Andrew Wheeler. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein talked with Health Director for DeKalb County Health Department Dr. Sandra Ford....

Duration:00:17:42

Podcast from Washington: A Discussion about Antimicrobial Resistance

1/3/2019
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the partial government shutdown and what it means for public health. They also discuss the start of the 116th Congress and the confirmation of Director for the Office of National Drug Control Policy Jim Carroll. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein spoke via telephone with Stephanie Black Medical Director with the Communicable Disease Program in the Chicago Department of Public Health and Michael Craig...

Duration:00:16:41

Podcast from Washington: 2018 Mo Mullet Award Winner Dr. Rex Archer

12/13/2018
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss the Farm bill passed by Congress. They also discuss a looming government shutdown over border wall funding, and the “public charge” rule. Finally, they discuss two maternal health bills passed by the House. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with the Director of the Kansas City Health Department and 2018 Mo Mullet Award winner Dr. Rex Archer and Health Director for Idaho North Central...

Duration:00:23:54

Podcast from Washington: CDC's Dr. Melinda Wharton

12/6/2018
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss National Influenza Vaccination week. They also discuss the FY2019 continuing resolution to fund the Federal Government. Finally, they discuss the 2019 NACCHO Annual abstract submission deadline. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein spoke with the Director of Immunization Services Division at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Duration:00:16:43