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The American Health Podcast is created by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, a project of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Initiative works to tackle some of the most pressing challenges to public health in the United States: Addiction and Overdose, Environmental Challenges, Obesity and the Food System, Risks to Adolescent Health and Violence. Visit to learn more.

Mar 18, 2021

Thaddeus Pham serves as the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator with the Hawaii Department of Health's Harm Reduction Services Branch where he coordinates services statewide for people at-risk for and living with viral hepatitis through systems integration and collaboration with public and private partners. The Harm Reduction Services Branch focuses on promoting individual and population health through a low-threshold, health equity, and community-oriented framework.

In this episode, Thaddeus discusses the importance of community engagement in public health and harm reduction work.