Doers and Thinkers: Three Experts Weigh In
A CDC Foundation Podcast
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This episode is hosted by Claire Stinson, Communications Officer at the CDC Foundation. Every episode you will hear from inspiring leaders and innovators who make the world healthier and safer for us all. 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.
In this episode, they changed their traditional format to bring you a collection of speakers from this year’s Aspen Ideas: Health festival in Aspen, Colorado. The annual event brings together innovative thinkers and doers from the world of health, medicine and science to address the world’s biggest health challenges.
Recently, Dr. Judy Monroe, the CDC Foundation president and CEO, and Pierce Nelson, vice president of communications for the CDC Foundation, traveled to Aspen to take part in the event and spoke with several key participants there: Dr. Patrick Breysse, director of the National Center for Environmental Health, Agency for Toxic Disease Registry at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Dr. Marlene Wolfe, assistant professor of environmental health at Emory University: and Dr. Karen DeSalvo, chief health officer at Google. Each shared their unique insight into public health protection challenges the world faces today.