Public Health in the States

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Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00am to 12:30am
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Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Public Health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing January 14 entitled “A Public Health Emergency: State Efforts to Curb the Opioid Crisis.”

On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from: Jennifer Smith, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs; Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Public Health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health; Christina Mullins, Commissioner of the Bureau for Behavioral Health at the state of West Virginia’s Department of Health and Human Resources; Kody Kinsley, Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the State of North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services; and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health.