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Connections: Doctors discuss what they think are the most significant pandemic public health errors

What are the most significant public health errors of the pandemic? Our guests are doctors who have pushed back against public health groupthink, challenging colleagues to stop the refrain of "Stay home, save lives." They feel that public health has failed to protect the most vulnerable during this pandemic, and they have ideas for how to shift course.

Guests include:

  • Dr. Stefan Baral, physician epidemiologist and professor in the department of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health 
  • Dr. Monica Gandhi, professor of medicine and associate chief of the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital, and director of the UCSF Center for AIDS Research 
  • Dr. Vinay Prasad, hematologist-oncologist and professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California San Francisco, and author of several books including, most recently, "Malignant"
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.

Connections with Evan Dawson

Connections is our daily, live talk show. It airs live weekdays, noon-2 p.m., and re-airs at 9 and 10 p.m. You can also find us wherever you find your podcasts.

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