Young Leaders Take Action on Climate and Health
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.
Joining her are Hazel Rogers and Ben Rabin. Hazel is the assistant director of patient experience and cultural transformation at Mount Sinai Morningside in New York City. Ben is a fifth-year medical student at Emory University in Atlanta, who is also studying to get his master’s in public health. Hazel recently graduated from the Mount Sinai Health Systems Administrative Fellowship program, designed to provide developmental, administrative and managerial opportunities to advanced minority graduates of master’s degree programs into health system leadership roles. Ben prioritized making the health risks and impacts of climate change a formal part of the Emory Medical School curriculum.
In this episode, they discuss the importance of taking action on the health impacts of climate change. They are working to engage the passion, ideas and enthusiasm of today’s young adult leaders and innovators to help inform our climate and health approach.