Podcast: “Getting Ahead of Asthma: How States Are Implementing Primary Prevention to Reduce Onset of Asthma”

This podcast episode features a conversation between Polly Hoppin, Program Director of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production’s Environmental Health Program, and Ted Schettler, Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network.

The Massachusetts Strategic Plan for Asthma is the nation’s first state asthma plan to address how primary prevention can reduce the onset of asthma. This Strategic Plan outlines goals and funding mechanisms to promote partnerships and services that ensure populations stay healthy and asthma-free.   Polly Hoppin and Ted Schettler explain their work and describe how Massachusetts became the first state to pursue primary prevention of asthma in its state strategic plan.

Listen to the episode here.