Resources

Videos and Webinars

ASTHO's videos and webinars provide the latest information on a broad range of emerging trends and issues affecting state and territorial public health. Stay current with this virtual education series featuring thought leaders and subject-matter experts in public health and related fields.

Early Brain Development: Promising Pathways for Public Health Leaders

 

Decades of research point to effective strategies that can help children and their families thrive. In this video clip, Karyl Rattay, MD, MS, director of the Delaware Division of Public Health, underscores the importance of early childhood brain development and describes how state and territorial health officials can take the lead in promoting lifelong health and well-being. | Help us to continue to provide high-quality, relevant materials by rating this video.

Dr. Howard Haft shares how Maryland is championing Population Health

 

Dr. Howard Haft, Maryland’s deputy secretary for public health, joins ASTHO to share how the Maryland Department of Health approaches the concept of “population health.” Dr. Haft shares strategies for engaging in cross-sector partnerships that improve health equity, as well as exciting uses of data and public health informatics in the state.

This product is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UD3OA22890 National Organizations for State and Local Officials. Any information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. | Help us to continue to provide high-quality, relevant materials by rating this video.

The Intersection of Workforce Incentive Programs and Telehealth Policy

July 18, 2018

The Intersection of Workforce Incentive Programs and Telehealth Policy webinar featured Kathy Wibberly, PhD and Keisha L. Smith, MPA, who discussed how telemedicine policy impacts workforce incentive programs. The presentation covered interstate licensure laws and compacts, summarized NHSC policies related to acceptable telehealth technologies, and distinguished the challenges and opportunities for telehealth in addressing rural workforce needs. The development of this webinar was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and hosted by the National Organization of State & Rural Health Offices (NOSORH). | Webinar slides

Ask the Experts: Improving Health Disparities in Rural Communities

June 29, 2018

ASTHO and CDC hosted a virtual session on improving health disparities in rural communities, with experts from the New Mexico Department of Health, CDC, University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center and South Carolina University Prevention Research Center addressing policy, systems and environmental change strategies for promoting public health in rural settings. Panelists engaged in a discussion about innovative public health programs and partnerships for improving health disparities in rural communities.