Nine Lessons for the Next Generation
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 Dr. Bill Foege and Dr. Mark Rosenberg. Dr. Foege is a renowned physician and epidemiologist, well known for his contributions to the eradication of smallpox in the late 1970s. A former director of the CDC, Dr. Foege has spent his career as a champion for science and management of vaccines and vaccination.
Dr. Mark Rosenberg is a physician scientist, trained in infectious diseases, psychiatry, and public health, who served as the founding director of CDC’S National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, and as the US assistant Surgeon General. Dr. Rosenberg was president and CEO of the Task Force for Global Health from 2000 to 2016. Under his leadership, the task force has been instrumental in providing people in the developing world with greater access to vaccines and critical medicines.
Through the Center for Global Health Innovation, Drs. Foege and Rosenberg co-developed a project called ‘Becoming Better Ancestors™: 9 Lessons to Change the World,’ dedicated to solving global health concerns and creating positive change for future generations.