COVID-19: When a Pandemic Sweeps the Modern World

Health In All Matters Podcast: Series 1

Our premier series focuses on COVID-19 and the many issues it brings into question, such as transmission and prevention, life in a pandemic, loneliness and mental health, and the medical supply chain.

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Podcast Team


Michael Joyce

Health in All Matters Host
Michael is a multimedia journalist with 25+ years of experience producing stories on a wide variety of topics.

dean john finnegan

John Finnegan

Dean, SPH
Since 2005, Dean Finnegan has advanced SPH as a leader in research, education, and community partnerships. View bio

kumi smith

Kumi Smith

Assistant Professor, SPH
Kumi is an infectious disease epidemiologist interested in health equity and transmission dynamics of disease. View bio

alex dorner

Alex Dorner

Social Media Manager, SPH
Alex shares public health stories and best-in-class content across the web and social media. View more info

Rebecca Wurtz

Associate Professor, SPH
Rebecca is an infectious disease physician and informaticist. View bio

alan lifson

Alan Lifson

Professor, SPH
Alan is an infectious disease physician whose focus has included HIV, tuberculosis, STIs, parasitology, and Ebola. View bio

ryan demmer

Ryan Demmer

Associate Professor, SPH
Ryan is interested in microbial etiologies of chronic disease and adverse CVD events resulting from COVID-19.

martha coventry

Martha Coventry

Senior Editor, SPH
Martha tells the stories that remind people that health is a human right. View more info

craig hedberg

Craig Hedberg

Professor, SPH
Craig focuses on foodborne illness, infectious disease outbreaks, and public health preparedness. View bio

sarah bjorkman

Sarah Bjorkman

Communications Director, SPH
Sarah supports the school’s mission by communicating the value and impact of public health. View more info

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