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Hard Data

Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Maryann Mason joins the podcast to discuss how data is being collected to inform public health decision making in Illinois on issues ranging from COVID-19 and violent death prevention to the opioid epidemic. 


Jul 10, 2020

Paul Bonta, Director of Government Relations for the Safe States Alliance joins the podcast to discuss how data is used to educate policymakers to make informed decisions on health care policy. 


Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Ayanna Bucnker, MD, MPH is the Principal of Community Health Cooperative joins the podcast to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on under-served communities and how systemic racism amplifies disparities in care. 


Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Michael Brumage, the Medical Director of Cabin Creek Health Systems in Charleston West Virginia and the Director of the West Virginia University Preventive Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Brumage joins the podcast to discuss the state of rural healthcare and how he's using data to identify significant disparities...


Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Sabrina Brown, assistant professor in the department of epidemiology college of public health at the University of Kentucky has been working with the National Violent Death Reporting System Since 2002. In this episode of Hard Data, she shares how the state has implemented the system and is using the data provided to...