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The NACCHO Podcast series provides public health professionals with in-depth interviews featuring some of the field's top officials. Listeners can also learn the latest news from Washington, DC with our bi-weekly "Podcast From Washington."
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Dec 19, 2016

In NACCHO's 100th podcast episode Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein interviews NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck. They discuss Dr. Hasbrouck's career in public health, as well as his goals for NACCHO in the new year. They also discuss transitioning to a new administration and the focus on Public Health 3.0.

Dec 9, 2016

Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) Co-Chairs Phyllis Arthur and Laura Hanen joined AVAC Co-Directors Lisa Foster and Abby Bownas in a conversation about AVAC and why it is important for adults to get vaccinated. The group also discussed how health affects the economy, and their plans for the incoming new Administration and Congress.

Nov 7, 2016

Emily Holubowich is the Executive Director for the Coalition for Health Funding, the oldest and largest non-profit alliance working to preserve and strengthen public health investment. Emily discussed her work with CHF, advocacy for public health, and advocating for Zika and against sequestration.

Oct 18, 2016

At NACCHO Annual 2016 in Phoenix, NACCHO Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein sat down with former HUD Director Ron Sims. The discussed a number of different public health issues, including HUD's ban on smoking in public housing and police/community relationships.

Oct 6, 2016

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the continuing resolution passed by Congress before the election that provided $1.1 billion in funding for the Zika virus. Also discussed, the Flint, MI water crisis, opioids, and the transition to a new administration

Sep 2, 2016

Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Karen DeSalvo has a plan to move public health forward in the 21st Century from 2.0 to 3.0. With a focus on health information technology, Dr. DeSalvo laid out her plan to NACCHO Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein on how health IT is changing how local health departments operate on a day-to-day basis.

Sep 1, 2016

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss Congress coming back from break, Zika inaction, and how to talk to your Members of Congress about lead poisoning prevention.

Aug 25, 2016

Two members of the Big Cities Health Coalition, Health Officer for San Francisco Tomas Aragon and Director of Health Equity for DC Department of Health Anneta Arno sat down to speak with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to talk about their findings on health equity in their cities, and how to improve health access to vulnerable populations.

Aug 8, 2016
Health Director for Harris County in TX, Dr. Umair Shah is at the forefront of the Zika virus response. He sat down with Ian Goldstein to discuss what steps other local health departments can take to prepare for and respond to the Zika virus.
Aug 1, 2016
On this week's episode Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Zika emergency package, the Democratic National Convention, and NACCHO plans for a new administration.
Jul 1, 2016
Recorded at the NACCHO Annual Conference in Phoenix, Gretchen Musicant sat down with Ian Goldstein to discuss advocacy and being a part of the Big Cities Health Coalition.
Jun 27, 2016
On this week's episode, Eli and Ian discuss the Zika funding package passed in the House before the 4th of July break, as well as opioid coalition meetings.
Jun 7, 2016
On this week's episode, Ian and Eli discuss the Zika Virus and the local health department response. Also discussed, Appropriations Subcommittee approved their first Labor-HHS bill in seven years.
Jun 1, 2016
Program analyst at ASPR Natalie Grant sat down with Ian Goldstein at the 2016 Preparedness Summit in Dallas, TX to discuss the development of the Disaster Recovery Tracking Tool. The tool is used to measure how well communities recover after disaster strikes.
May 18, 2016
On this week's episode of Podcast From Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Zika emergency supplemental that has passed the Senate and moved back to the House, as well as the passage of 16 Opioids bills.
May 16, 2016
Bill Raisch is the Executive Director for the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness at New York University. He and Ian Goldstein discuss the private sector commonalities with the public sector in increasing community resiliency and preparedness activities.
May 9, 2016
Andrew Salkin is the COO for 100 Resilient Cities, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. One Hundred Resilient Cities is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st Century. Andrew discussed 100 Resilient Cities with Ian Goldstein at the 2016 Preparedness Summit.
May 2, 2016
On this week's Podcast from Washington, Ian and Eli discuss Zika supplemental funding, and what local health officials can do while their members of congress are at home for session break. Also, learn more about opioid funding and TIPS from a Former Smoker campaign.
Apr 30, 2016
Michael Frogel is a co-principal investigator for the NYC Pediatric Disaster Coalition in Belle Harbor, NY. He spoke with Ian Goldstein at the 2016 Preparedness Summit to discuss emergency planning and the attempted bombing in Times Square in 2010.
Apr 13, 2016
On this week's Podcast From Washington Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss Zika Virus emergency supplemental funding. They also discuss the opioid and prescription drug epidemic and how you can advocate to your members of congress.
Mar 23, 2016
In this week's episode, Ian and Eli discuss PHEP funding and how it will impact your local health department's grant from the CDC, and what you can do to prevent cuts.
Mar 10, 2016
On this week's episode Eli and Ian discuss NACCHO's Hill Day as well as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, and what you can do to advocate for opioid and prescription overdose funding.
Feb 22, 2016
In this week's Podcast From Washington, Ian and Eli discuss the President's FY2017 budget as well as funding for the Zika virus and the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, MI.
Jan 14, 2016
In the first episode of 2016, Ian and Eli discuss public health initiatives for the new year including, menu labeling, climate change, gun research, e-cigarettes, and opioids.
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