Dr. David Lakey

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Infant Mortality- the Presidential Challenge

By |April 19th, 2012|

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that Dr. David Lakey, this year’s President of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials has  selected the Healthy Babies Project for his national initiative-  challenging each state to implement strategies to reduce prematurity and infant mortality based on successful national, regional, and state efforts to improve […]

National Healthy Babies Initiative

By |March 30th, 2012|

Every year each of the folks in my job around the country (called the State Health Officers) get together and elect a President of our association (called the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials or ASTHO). Each President picks a public health challenge during his or her term. This year’s ASTHO President is Dr. […]