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

    Podcast from Washington: Global Health Interview with Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

    Podcast from Washington: Global Health Interview with Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

    Emily Yox, NACCHO’s program analyst for global health, sits down with America Bracho, MD, MPH, of Latino Health Access, and Ginger Lee of Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services. America discusses how she formed Latino Health Access in 1993 as one of the first place-based interventions in the United States. America partnered with Ginger and the local health department on a number of initiatives, and they continue to see improvements in areas such as diabetes, mental health, and nutrition.

    • 26 min
    Interview with NYC MRC Director Betty Duggan

    Interview with NYC MRC Director Betty Duggan

    Ian Goldstein interviews Betty Duggan, director of the New York City Medical Reserve Corps. They discuss how she came into her role as director in a large metropolitan area. She shares how she was able to recruit over 4,000 new MRC volunteers, and talks about some of the activities and exercises developed to enhance New York City’s preparedness readiness.

    • 21 min
    Podcast from Washington: Betty Duggan, Director of the NYC Medical Reserve Corps

    Podcast from Washington: Betty Duggan, Director of the NYC Medical Reserve Corps

    Ian Goldstein interviews Betty Duggan, director of the New York City Medical Reserve Corps. They discuss how she came into her role as director in a large metropolitan area. She shares how she was able to recruit over 4,000 new MRC volunteers, and talks about some of the activities and exercises developed to enhance New York City’s preparedness readiness.

    • 21 min
    NACCHO Podcast with Stacy Collins, Associate Director, Health Systems Transformation at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP)

    NACCHO Podcast with Stacy Collins, Associate Director, Health Systems Transformation at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP)

    Ian Goldstein sat down with Stacy Collins, Associate Director, Health Systems Transformation at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs to discuss the growing maternal mortality rate in the U.S., as well as the significance of the Affordable Care Act in improving health outcomes of youth and maternal mortality rates. They also talk about how the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act would disrupt the entire healthcare system. 

    • 20 min
    Podcast from Washington: Global Health Exchange with Dr. Lee Smith Executive Director and County Health Officer, Monongalia County Health Department

    Podcast from Washington: Global Health Exchange with Dr. Lee Smith Executive Director and County Health Officer, Monongalia County Health Department

    Emily Yox, NACCHO’s program analyst for global health, sits down with Dr. Lee Smith, the Executive Director and County Health Officer of Monongalia County Health Department in West Virginia. In their discussion, Dr. Lee describes how his county is using the popular dating app Grindr to share information and encourage testing for syphilis, after an outbreak that started primarily among MSM in early 2019.

    • 23 min
    Podcast from Washington: Creating Parks and Protecting Land with Matthew Clarke, Director of Creative Placemaking for Trust for Public Land

    Podcast from Washington: Creating Parks and Protecting Land with Matthew Clarke, Director of Creative Placemaking for Trust for Public Land

    Ian Goldstein sits down with Matthew Clarke, Director of Creative Placemaking for the Trust for Public Land to discuss how Matthew became involved in urban creative placemaking. They discuss his influences as an architect and urban space creator, as well as Clarke’s latest book The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking in the Parks, a how-to resource for community development.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

heyhowru ,

Best Public Health Podcast

If you’re in public health, this is the podcast for you. Great interviews, love the updates on what’s going on in policy changes, and generally very informative.

LHD Fan ,

Great series! Unique local perspective on public health

This is a great series! It provides important information about federal policy implications for local health departments, and on the ground stories that highlight the role of local health departments in keeping our communities safe and healthy.

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Very informative!

A great series to hear what's happening on the ground in public health.

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