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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Podcast 26 - James Hodge, Jr., JD, LLM: Expedited Partner Therapy


In this episode, we speak with James G. Hodge, Jr., JD, LLM, Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Director, Public Health Law Network – Western Region, at Arizona State University.  He is also a Senior Scholar at the "Centers for Law and the Public's Health: A Collaborative at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities." Through his scholarly and applied work, Professor Hodge delves into multiple areas of public health law, global health law, ethics, and human rights.

Today we have the opportunity to hear his thoughts on Expedited Partner Therapy.  "Legal and Policy Issues and Resources Related to Implementation of Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)," the Toolkit prepared by James Hodge and colleagues, can be accessed here

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EPT, ExpeditedPartnerTherapy, STD



Monday, December 20, 2010

Podcast 25 - Gov. Jim Douglas, Vermont: Healthiest State in America


For the fourth year in a row, Vermont has been named the healthiest state in America, according to America’s Health Rankings, a joint effort of United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention.  We speak with Governor Jim Douglas of Vermont to hear his thoughts on how Vermont has been able to reach this success level and his advice for other governors and policymakers.  To listen to the podcast, just click on the media player below. If there is no media player below, click here.



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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Podcast 24 - Joe Thompson, MD, MPH: The Impact of Obesity and Diabetes


What percentage of adults in the US are obese or have diabetes?  How have these numbers changed from 1994 to 2007?  What is the impact on employers?  These are some of the questions we explore with Joe Thompson, MD, MPH, Surgeon General for the State of Arkansas and Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity. To listen to the podcast, just click on the media player below. If there is no media player below, click here.



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Arkansas, childhood-obesity, diabetes, employers




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