A CDC Foundation Podcast
Contagious Conversations is a podcast hosted and brought to you by the CDC Foundation (@CDCFound). The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work. Their podcast features compelling interviews with experts who are tackling some of the world’s toughest health challenges.
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.
Joining her is Dr. Mysheika Roberts, health commissioner for the city of Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Roberts leads a team of more than 500 public health professionals who are focused on neighborhood-based approaches that address the social determinants of health from safe, affordable housing and education to jobs and violent crime in order to decrease the health disparities that exist. Dr. Roberts has a 20-year public health background at the local, state and national levels. She built a solid foundation in public health early in her career by investigating outbreaks in Ohio for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and leading an STD clinic and hepatitis prevention efforts at the Baltimore City Health Department.