ASTHO's Access project includes the Genomics, Maternal and Child Health and Primary Care projects. ASTHO's Access Policy Committee provides oversight for these projects.

ASTHO-Supported Primary Care and Public Health Collaborative

ASTHO supports a collaborative of partners whose work is guided by the Primary Care and Public Health Integration Strategic Map and focused on integrated efforts to improve population health and lower healthcare costs. Read more »

Community Health Needs Assessments

ASTHO supports collaboration between hospitals and governmental public health departments and public health experts to facilitate effective and cost-efficient hospital Community Health Needs Assessments. Read more »


ASTHO's Genomics project highlights the critical role state health agencies play in both applying genomics to public health practice and in protecting the public from any associated privacy risks. Read more »

Partnership with CMMI

Partnership with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) recommending population health models that should be implemented for maximum impact on population health and health care costs. Read more »

Primary Care

ASTHO's Primary Care project examines key areas of intersection between public health and primary care. Read more »


Sharon Moffatt, RN, BSN, MS, Chief, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Monica Valdes Lupi, JD, MPH, Senior State Public Health Advisor
Ellen Pliska, MHS, CPH, Family and Child Health Director
Kristen Wan, MS, PAPHS, Senior Analyst, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Courtney Bartlett, MPH, CPH, CHES, Analyst, Primary Care