The presidential election is over, well… sort of, but COVID is not. In this episode Lucia speaks with the former health commissioner of Baltimore, Dr. Leana Wen about how to ensure that mask wearing is a public health issue and not a political issue. Dr. Wen also speaks about her journey from being a practicing physician to being a public health advocate, standing up against xenophobia, and how we can all get on the same page when it comes to public health safety.
Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician, public health leader, and a passionate advocate for patient centered health care reform. You may have seen her popular TED Talk called “What your doctor won’t disclose” or on CNN as a medical analyst speaking about COVID-19.
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Listen to her TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/leana_wen_what_your_doctor_won_t_disclose?language=en
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