A Prescription of Nutrition
A CDC Foundation Podcast
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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.
Joining her are Drs. Thea James and Elizabeth Petelin. Dr. James is associate professor of emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center, vice president of mission, associate chief medical officer, and co-executive director of the Health Equity Accelerator. Dr. James also serves on the Board of Community Servings, an organization with the mission to actively engage the community to provide scratch-made, medically-tailored meals to individuals and their families experiencing critical or chronic illness and nutrition insecurity. Dr. Petelin is in her third year of residency in the Family Medicine Residency program at MercyOne in Des Moines, Iowa.
In this episode, they’ll bring together medicine and public health, starting with a mystery clinical case.