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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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Sep 22, 2017

In this week's episode of "Podcast from Washington," Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill and what it would mean for the Prevention and Public Health Fund. They also discuss the reauthorization of MIECHV and CHIP.

Next, Ian Goldstein sat down with Health Director of Kanawha County, WV Dr. Michael Brumage to discuss his devastating experience with the opioid epidemic that took the lives of 64,000 Americans in 2016. Dr. Brumage also discussed how a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would affect his county's Medicaid population.

Sep 7, 2017

In this week's episode, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill that was voted out of committee. Also discussed, a budget deal attached to Hurricane Harvey, ACA hearings, and DACA.

Later in the program Ian Goldstein interviewed Deputy Commissioner of the office of Emergency Preparedness and Response at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Marisa Raphael about National Preparedness Month and preparedness efforts in New York City.

Aug 25, 2017

In this week’s Podcast from Washington, Senior Director for Government Affairs Eli Briggs and Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein discuss how local health officials can take action and talk to their Members of Congress while they are still out for August recess through September 4. NACCHO encourages members to schedule meetings and invite Members of Congress to visit their local health department. Download NACCHO’s Advocacy Toolkit to learn more.

 

Later in the program, Ian Goldstein talks with Senior Advisor for Public Health Programs Calondra Tibbs about the local health department role in breastfeeding initiatives. August is National Breastfeeding Month, and August 25-31 is Black Breastfeeding Week.

Jul 21, 2017

In this week's episode, Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein sat down with Health Director for Harris County Public Health and new NACCHO President Dr. Umair Shah. They discussed Dr. Shah's priorities as NACCHO's President for the next year, and how he hopes to bring his leadership and experience from Harris County Public Health to his new role at NACCHO.

Jul 21, 2017

On this week's episode, NACCHO's Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the FY2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education bill in the House Appropriations Committee. They also discuss the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

Later on the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with NACCHO's new President and Health Director for Harris County in TX, Dr. Umair Shah. They discuss Dr. Shah's experience in public health and his priorities for the year as NACCHO President.

Jun 28, 2017

In this week's Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss the Senate health care bill that was not brought to a vote following the Congressional Budget Office score that said 22 million people would lose insurance coverage. Also, they discuss NACCHO Annual 2017.

David Rozell is the Emergency Preparedness Manager for Tulare County, California. David discussed the CASPER plan and how to implement public health emergency preparedness strategies in a scattered population.

Jun 16, 2017

On this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the President's FY2018 budget and how you can prevent cuts to public health programs. Also discussed, Affordable Care Act repeal. 

Our interview this week is with Medical Reserve Corps Director Captain Rob Tosatto. Captain Tosatto discusses the importance of the MRC network and how they are best fit to respond to disasters in their communities.

May 24, 2017

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the release of President Trump's first comprehensive budget and what that means for public health. 

Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with CDC Director for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Dr. Stephen Redd from the 2017 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Summit in Atlanta. They discuss preparedness and response efforts by local health departments.

May 11, 2017

In this week's Podcast from Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss AHCA, as well as the pending President's budget for FY2018. Also discussed, the Senate approved FDA Commissioner nominee Scott Gottlieb. 

Commander Skip Payne sat down with Ian Goldstein at the 2017 Public Health Preparedness Summit in Atlanta, GA. They discussed the Medical Reserve Corps, and the future of the Corps facing steep budget cuts. 

Apr 27, 2017

Dr. Ellen Carlin and Dr. Asha George are Co-Directors for the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense, a comprehensive assessment of the state of US biodefense efforts. Dr. Carlin and Dr. George discuss the 33 steps the government can take to mitigate the threats, and improve the nation's biodefense capabilities.

Mar 31, 2017

In this week's episode of "Podcast from Washington," Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs from NACCHO Government Affairs discuss the death of the American Health Care Act and what comes next. Also discussed, Trump's budget cuts and the new drug czar.

Mar 13, 2017

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs from NACCHO's Government Affairs team analyze the replacement bill American Health Care Act. They look at what's in the bill and what it can mean for the future of public health if passed.

Mar 6, 2017

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen sat down with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to discuss the Chief Health Strategist position in Baltimore City. Dr. Wen describes how the Chief Health Strategist framework addresses needs and issues of local health officials in Baltimore and throughout the country. Finally, Dr. Wen addresses the challenges she sees in public health over the next 3-5 years.

Feb 28, 2017

In the latest Podcast from Washington, NACCHO's Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Director Eli Briggs discuss the Prevention and Public Health Fund, as well as ACA repeal and replace. They also discuss what to expect from the Office of Management and Budget with new Director Mick Mulvaney.

Feb 22, 2017

NACCHO’s Ian Goldstein talks to Edward L. Hunter, who joined the de Beaumont Foundation as President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2015. As a former principal CDC spokesperson to Congress, the Administration, and public health organizations, Mr. Hunter was a leading voice for the nation’s preeminent public health and scientific research programs. Today, he’ll talk about the critical role of policy, and how public health officials can engage more effectively with their elected officials at both the local and national levels.

Feb 13, 2017

NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck interviews Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. Dr. Hasbrouck and Dr. Mokdad discuss the newly launched Population Health Initiative, as well as health inequity at the county level.

Feb 6, 2017

In the latest episode of podcast from Washington Government Affairs Director Eli Briggs and Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein discuss Rep. Tom Price's confirmation as Secretary for HHS. The also discuss EPA regulations and Congress' implementation of the Congressional Review Act for all regulations. Finally, they discuss repeal of the Affordable Care Act and consequences including the repeal of the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

Jan 30, 2017

NACCHO has released its 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments. Senior Specialist for Research and Evaluation at NACCHO Nathalie Robin sat down with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to discuss the findings in the report. The report provides a comprehensive overview of local health departments, including their participation in emergency preparedness, accreditation, and information technology.

Jan 23, 2017

NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck sat down with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein to discuss the Chief Health Strategist Framework. Dr. Hasbrouck also discusses the biggest challenges facing public health officials in the next three to five years.

Jan 9, 2017

John Auerbach was the Boston Health Commissioner for 9 years before becoming the Associate Director for Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He will become the President of Trust for America's Health this year. Before leaving CDC, he was instrumental in the RESOLVE report "The High-Achieving Government Health Department in 2020 as the Community Chief Health Strategist." Auerbach discusses the report with Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein, and how the Chief Health Strategist framework can help local health departments take action.

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