Straight talk about vaccines, science, medicine, and critical thinking.
Interview with Dr Jeffrey Morris
Dr Morris is Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the Biostatistics Division at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. We discuss the role of statistical science, public perceptions of 'changing science', the challenges of science communication and more!
Dr Morris runs a blog where he breaks down the biostatistics of the COVID pandemic, and debunks misinformation around science and medicine: https://www.covid-datascience.com
Interview with Silvia
Silvia is a Romanian lawyer & vaccine advocate. We discuss the COVID crisis in Romania, attitudes towards vaccination, the reasons why Romania's vaccine rollout is failing & what the government can do to get it back on track.
Interview with Dr Joe Schwarcz
Dr Joe Schwarcz is Director of McGill University's Office for Science & Society. We discuss his new book, Science Goes Viral.
You can listen to his podcast here: https://www.iheartradio.ca/cjad/shows/the-dr-joe-show-1.1761500
Interview with Nikhil Autar
Nikhil Autar is a medical student who has lived with leukaemia since the age of 17. We discuss bone marrow transplants, Nikhil's experience as a cancer patient, the practical implications of immunosuppression, and more!
Interview with Dr Peter Sears
Dr Sears is a practising family doctor. We discuss vaccine hesitancy, some hypothetical patient/doctor scenarios, and more!
Interview with Gabriela
Gabriela is an Italian YouTuber with a degree in political science. We discuss her experience with vaccines, the responsibility of social media platforms to promote accurate information around public health issues, Italy's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more!
Link to Gabriela's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AmateurYoutuberAbitofeverything