A Look Back at 2023’s Most Contagious Conversations
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This episode is hosted by Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO of the CDC Foundation and host of today’s conversation. Every episode we hear from inspiring leaders and innovators who make the world healthier and safer for all of us. Contagious Conversations is brought to you by the CDC Foundation, an independent nonprofit that builds partnerships to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention save and improve more lives.
Looking forward to the year ahead, they are taking this opportunity to look back at some of the many highlights from their Contagious Conversations podcast in 2023. This year, they covered topics as diverse as community-based approaches to veteran suicide prevention, training the next generation of public health professionals, and the respiratory triple threat posed by COVID-19, influenza, and RSV. They talked with doctors William Foege and Mark Rosenberg on the groundbreaking vaccination approach that led to the eradication of smallpox in 1980. They spoke with Dr. Mandy Cohen, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about her vision of the agency’s role in public health and its direction going forward.
Each year, they try to bring you a wide range of voices in public health and keep you informed on public health threats, challenges and successes. So, here are just a few of the highlights from 2023.