6 episodes

Welcome to the PDR Podcast, where we discuss all things prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks around the globe, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or intentional. The PDR Podcast is produced and maintained by Dr. Taylor Winkleman, current Coordinator of the Next Generation Global Health Security Network.

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Welcome to the PDR Podcast, where we discuss all things prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks around the globe, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or intentional. The PDR Podcast is produced and maintained by Dr. Taylor Winkleman, current Coordinator of the Next Generation Global Health Security Network.

    Episode 006: The Next (Greatest) Generation

    Episode 006: The Next (Greatest) Generation

    In this week's episode, we talk to historian and Augusta University professor Dr. Ruth McClelland-Nugent about connections between the current COVID-19 pandemic and the lessons we can learn from World War 2 public messaging. 

    References: 

    Introduction from: Britain Can Take It: The British Cinema in the Second World War, New Edition (Cinema and Society), by Tony Aldgate and Jeffrey Richards

    Introduction from: We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema During World War II by Robert McLaughlin and Sally E. Perry

    Amplifer call for art: https://community.amplifier.org/campaign/global-open-call-for-art/

    Churchill “Their Finest Hour” speech

    Churchill “The Few” speech

    Stock media: Pond5

    “I’ll Be Seeing You” performed by Scheele’s Greene, Music by Sammy Fain, lyrics by Irving Kahal

    Images: 

    Careless talk     Potluck     Keep those hands off     Your pen...an enemy weapon     Hey boy friend     

    Your talk may kill     Attack on all fronts  

    • 49 min
    Episode 005: COVID-19 Special Episode

    Episode 005: COVID-19 Special Episode

    In this special episode, Taylor and co-producer Jess talk to Dr. Jonathan (Jono) Quick, author of The End of Epidemics and Professor at Duke University.  Data presented in the episode was collected from Johns Hopkins University. 

    • 53 min
    Episode 004: Found in Translation

    Episode 004: Found in Translation

    This week we do our very first remote interview. Our guest is Ms. Ana Izar (Twitter: @a_izar) of the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs Bioweapons Convention (UNODA-BWC) about the very first Global South in Biosecurity Workshop, biosecurity and biosafety, and the importance and relevance of the Bioweapons Convention today. 



    Links: 

    Atlas Obscura (from intro): https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/banjawarn-station

    For more information: 

    H5N1 Gain of Function Experiments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKrh9NGwW1w&feature=youtu.be

    Biorisk Management: https://youtu.be/gZR2piRiMKY

    • 52 min
    Episode 003: Outbreak Exhibit Breaks Out

    Episode 003: Outbreak Exhibit Breaks Out

    This episode, we sit down with Smithsonian Museum of Natural History curator Dr. Sabrina Sholts (Twitter: @SabrinaBSholts) and talk about the Outbreak Exhibit currently on display at the museum (2018-2021). 

    • 54 min
    Episode 002: Cultivating Leaders in Global Health Security

    Episode 002: Cultivating Leaders in Global Health Security

    I sit down with Dr. Julie Fischer at Georgetown University to discuss her career path and ways in which we can begin to cultivate leaders in GHSA instead of capturing them in the wild. 



    Sources: 

    https://www.cdc.gov/globalhealth/healthprotection/gdd/stories/india-_diarrhea_on_run.html

    • 59 min
    Episode 001: Ebola, Then and Now

    Episode 001: Ebola, Then and Now

    A conversation with Dr. Daniel Lucey comparing and contrasting the current Ebola epidemic in the North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the 2014 West Africa Ebola epidemic. We touch on advances made in vaccines, diagnostics, treatments, and how the lessons learned from the West Africa epidemic are being applied, as well as the challenges faced by a region in conflict. 



    Show Notes: 

    [WHO | Stories of Ebola survivors](https://www.who.int/features/2014/ebola-survivor-stories/en/)



    [2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa | History | Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease) | CDC](https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/history/2014-2016-outbreak/index.html)



    [An Epidemic of Suspicion — Ebola and Violence in the DRC | NEJM](https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1902682)



    Congolese Ministry of Health Twitter: @MinSanteRDC



    https://www.who.int/emergencies/crises/cod/drc-ebola-srp-v20190219-fr.pdf?ua=1 (National Plan to Combat Ebola)



    [Digitalcongo.net | Le ministre de la Santé dresse la situation sur l’évolution de l’épidémie à virus Ebola dans les provinces du Nord-Kivu et de l’Ituri](https://www.digitalcongo.net/article/5c825c724813c5000431e377/)



    [WHO | Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo](https://www.who.int/csr/don/7-march-2019-ebola-drc/en/)



    [WHO expresses concern over damage to Ebola treatment facilities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo | WHO | Regional Office for Africa](https://www.afro.who.int/media-centre/statements-commentaries/who-expresses-concern-over-damage-ebola-treatment-facilities)



    [Statement on the October 2018 meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo](https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/17-10-2018-statement-on-the-meeting-of-the-ihr-emergency-committee-on-the-ebola-outbreak-in-drc)



    [MSF warns of DRC Ebola response losing upper hand | CIDRAP](http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2019/03/msf-warns-drc-ebola-response-losing-upper-hand)



    [Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External Situation Report 31 - Democratic Republic of the Congo | ReliefWeb](https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-virus-disease-external-situation-46)



    https://www.who.int/immunization/interim_ebola_recommendations_feb_2019.pdf?ua=1

    • 57 min

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