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The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS)

Dec 1, 2022

There is a critical shortage of Clinical Laboratory Scientists across the U.S. According to today’s guest, there’s a nationwide gap of roughly 40% and it’s creating a national healthcare crisis that the public doesn’t quite grasp.

On this episode we talk with Dr. Rodney Rohde, a Regents’ Professor at Texas...

Nov 15, 2022

On this episode, we talk with Max Simonovsky, Founder & CEO of Soapy.

Max founded Soapy after an interaction with his young child regarding handwashing. It got him thinking about how environmental triggers and our perceptions of them can impact our behaviors. He followed that thread, and it became Soapy.


Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Deborah Birx was drawn to science from a very young age. Along with her siblings, and with the full support of her parents, Dr. Birx soldered circuit boards, searched for fossils, and recorded measurements of solar eclipses while other kids her age colored and played hopscotch.

Her early scientific exploration led...

Jul 7, 2022

This is the second part of our recent discussion with Daniel Pollack.

Daniel retired from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2021 after a 37-year career.

Last time on episode 37 we spoke with Dr. Pollock about his career path at CDC, the launching of the National Healthcare Safety Network,...

Jun 25, 2022

Daniel Pollock retired from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2021 after a 37-year career during which he worked as a medical epidemiologist in the agency's infectious diseases, informatics, injury prevention, and environmental health programs. 

From 2004 - 2021, Dr. Pollock led the CDC unit...