Author: Public health is in dangerous territory

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Dr. Leana Wen
Dr. Leana Wen is the author of “Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health.” Julio Cortez/AP Photo/Macmillan Publishers

Responding to infectious illnesses is the cornerstone of local public health. Baltimore’s former health commissioner explains how America’s health departments are a shadow of their former selves — underfunded and undervalued. It’s an emergency physician’s remarkable journey, and lessons from the front lines of public health.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Dr. Leana Wen Guest

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