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(The Nation’s Health): Q&A with US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

(The Nation’s Health): Q&A with US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx spoke to The Nation's Health, APHA's newsaper, about the role of transportation in public health.
(The Nation's Health) NCEZID’s Bell: Infectious diseases remain major threat to human health

(The Nation’s Health) NCEZID’s Bell: Infectious diseases remain major threat to human health

Beth Bell, MD, MPH, serves as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
‘State of Public Health 2016’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

‘State of Public Health 2016’ with CDC Director Tom Frieden

One week before the president's State of the Union address, we're proud to bring you the "State of Public Health 2016" in our Q&A with Dr. Frieden.
APHA Public Health Fellow in Government: 'Chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity'

APHA Public Health Fellow in Government: ‘Chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity’

“A chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity” is how Sarah Moreland-Russell describes her current, yearlong stint as APHA’s Public Health Fellow in Government.
America's Health Rankings: Q&A with Chris Stidman

America’s Health Rankings: Q&A with Chris Stidman

America’s Health Rankings is set for its annual 2015 release on Dec. 10. In anticipation of its launch, we asked United Health Foundation President Chris Stidman about the report's history and impact, and exciting developments in store for 2016.
APHA's Benjamin in The Guardian: 'Time for public health response' to gun violence

APHA’s Benjamin in The Guardian: ‘Time for public health response’ to gun violence

To reverse the gun violence epidemic – and it’s important that we say “epidemic” – we must do the same thing we’d do for any infectious disease outbreak.
APHA's Benjamin on gun violence in San Bernardino County

APHA’s Benjamin on gun violence in San Bernardino County

“Today is an emotional day at APHA after yesterday’s tragic events in San Bernardino, California. This incident of gun violence is deeply personal, as it took place at a county health department celebration."
FDA's Jonca Bull on health disparities ... and hip-hop

FDA’s Jonca Bull on health disparities … and hip-hop

Jonca Bull, M.D., the first permanent director of FDA's Office of Minority Health, spoke to Public Health Newswire about three different agency initiatives to promote health equity.
de Beaumont Foundation's Brian Castrucci on new public health workforce data

de Beaumont Foundation’s Brian Castrucci on new public health workforce data

Public Health Newswire talked to de Beaumont Foundation Chief Program and Strategy Officer Brian Castrucci to discuss new public health workforce data.
Bella Dinh-Zarr, Robert Zarr: ‘We’re a public health family’

Bella Dinh-Zarr, Robert Zarr: ‘We’re a public health family’

National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chair T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, and husband Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, both APHA members, shared their unique public health approaches in an interview with Public Health Newswire.
Q&A with Sen. Ed Markey, APHA’s 2015 legislator of the year

Q&A with Sen. Ed Markey, APHA’s 2015 legislator of the year

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA's Distinguished Public Health Legislator of the Year, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.
Q&A with Karen DeSalvo: Transforming and sustaining public health

Q&A with Karen DeSalvo: Transforming and sustaining public health

In a conversation with Public Health Newswire, HHS Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Karen DeSalvo shared how health is not merely the goal, but an "enabler" of nationwide quality-of-life improvements.