Public Health plays a crucial role in all our lives.
The pandemic has brought that into focus – with public vaccination sites, health guidance, and public data on infection rates.
But how does public health interconnect with combatting not just a pandemic, but racism, poverty, and violence in our communities?
We take a deep dive into the world of public health with national medical and policy expert, Dr. Leana Wen.
We'll also hear about her personal journey to medicine and how it informs her vision for public health.
- Author of Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health
- Emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University
- Contributing columnist for The Washington Post and a CNN medical analyst.
- Former Baltimore Health Commissioner.
Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day's most important and pressing issues.