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Meet the New CDC Director (with Rochelle Walensky‪)‬ In the Bubble: From the Frontlines

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Incoming CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gives her first major interview. She and Andy discuss her background as a young girl who wanted to grow up to be financially independent and how that turned into a storied career that led her to the pinnacle of public health. She discusses the challenges she faces in this epic role and her priorities for the CDC. There’s never been a more important time to have a strong leader like Dr. Walensky in charge of this agency.

 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt.

 

Follow In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. 

 

Follow Rochelle Walensky on Twitter @RWalensky.

 

In the Bubble is supported in part by listeners like you. Become a member, get exclusive bonus content, ask Andy questions, and get discounted merch at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/inthebubble/ 

 

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!

 
Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NEJFhcReE4ejw2Kw7ba8DVJ1xQLogPwA/view 

 

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 

 
Read Rochelle’s opinion piece in The New York Times about her priorities as CDC Director: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/opinion/rochelle-walensky-cdc-director.html
Watch President-elect Joe Biden introduce his health team nominees, including Rochelle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVFUIrWMkXA  
Learn more about the Biden administration’s plan distribute 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in his first 100 days: https://www.npr.org/2021/01/08/955005344/biden-vows-to-distribute-100-million-covid-19-vaccine-doses-in-his-first-100-day
Find the CDC’s latest guidance on COVID-19 here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/ 
Pre-order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response, here: www.preventablebook.com 

 

To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/in-the-bubble shortly after the air date.

 

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Incoming CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gives her first major interview. She and Andy discuss her background as a young girl who wanted to grow up to be financially independent and how that turned into a storied career that led her to the pinnacle of public health. She discusses the challenges she faces in this epic role and her priorities for the CDC. There’s never been a more important time to have a strong leader like Dr. Walensky in charge of this agency.

 

Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt.

 

Follow In the Bubble’s new Twitter account @inthebubblepod. 

 

Follow Rochelle Walensky on Twitter @RWalensky.

 

In the Bubble is supported in part by listeners like you. Become a member, get exclusive bonus content, ask Andy questions, and get discounted merch at https://www.lemonadamedia.com/inthebubble/ 

 

Support the show by checking out our sponsors!

 
Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NEJFhcReE4ejw2Kw7ba8DVJ1xQLogPwA/view 

 

Check out these resources from today’s episode: 

 
Read Rochelle’s opinion piece in The New York Times about her priorities as CDC Director: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/opinion/rochelle-walensky-cdc-director.html
Watch President-elect Joe Biden introduce his health team nominees, including Rochelle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVFUIrWMkXA  
Learn more about the Biden administration’s plan distribute 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in his first 100 days: https://www.npr.org/2021/01/08/955005344/biden-vows-to-distribute-100-million-covid-19-vaccine-doses-in-his-first-100-day
Find the CDC’s latest guidance on COVID-19 here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/ 
Pre-order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response, here: www.preventablebook.com 

 

To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/in-the-bubble shortly after the air date.

 

Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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