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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

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

Podcast from Washington: Model Practice Winner: Breastfeeding Baby Cafes with Metro Health in San Antonio

11/29/2018
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In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that concluded life expectancy rates dropped in 2017. They also discuss the rise in children’s uninsured rates, and the U.S. Government climate assessment. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein talked with 2018 Model Practice Winners from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Diana Montano and Jannet Burguete. They...

Duration:00:17:33

Podcast from Washington: El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero

11/8/2018
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On this week’s Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the outcome of the 2018 mid-term elections and the Congressional balance of power in 2019. They also discuss public health ballot measures that were approved or rejected by voters across the country. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with newly re-elected Mayor of El Monte Andre Quintero. They discussed the Mayor’s initiatives around broadband access for his diverse city as well as making community...

Duration:00:18:02

Podcast from Washington: An Interview with Dr. Sarah Martin

10/25/2018
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In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Opioid Crisis Response Act that was signed into law by President Trump. They also discuss National Drug Takeback Day and how you can take action on the "Public Charge" rule. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with the Deputy Director of Kansas City Public Health Dr. Sarah Martin. They discussed policy issues as well as policies implemented by the Kansas City Health Department such as tobacco...

Duration:00:21:44

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Phil Maytubby and Jennifer Ludwig

10/10/2018
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In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss Hurricane Michael and resources provided by NACCHO for local health departments to use during a natural disaster. They also discuss the "public charge" rule imposed by the Trump Administration. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Health Director for the Oklahoma City/County Health Department Phil Maytubby and Deputy Director for the Tri-County Health Department in Colorado Jennifer Ludwig....

Duration:00:13:08

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Dr. Colleen Bridger Health Director San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

10/4/2018
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In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the opioid package passed by the Senate that will head to President Trump's desk for signature. They also discuss wrap-up of FY2019 LHHS spending bill, and the Department of Homeland Security Family Separation policy. Later in the program Ian Goldstein sat down with Health Director for the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District Dr. Colleen Bridger. They discuss San Antonio's implementation of the...

Duration:00:18:16

Podcast from Washington: Interview with Health Director Patty Hayes, Seattle & King County

9/27/2018
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On this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the passage of the FY2019 Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education bill that was combined with the Department of Defense. They also discuss the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Advancing Innovations Act that passed the House and a deal on the opioid bills passed by the House and Senate. Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with Health Director at Seattle & King County Patty Hayes to...