Turning Urgency to Action
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. Judy Monroe, president and CEO of the CDC Foundation. Dr. Monroe has dedicated her career to protecting people and saving lives, and has led the CDC Foundation through one of the most eventful and challenging times for public health protection in the past 100 years.
Dr. Monroe is a former deputy director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and she previously served as Indiana’s state health commissioner through the H1N1 pandemic. Among her many awards, Dr. Monroe was recognized as one of Atlanta’s most admired CEOs by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2021. In this episode, they discuss the health impacts of climate change. They also explore how climate change affects the social and environmental determinants of health, and how we can all work to take on this monumental challenge.