About this Episode:

As the coronavirus pandemic continues its exponential spread, models projecting its trajectory are becoming almost daily news. But where do the numbers come from?

Since models help create public policy, and therefore have a significant impact on our daily lives during this pandemic, it’s important to explore how they work. What they can and can’t tell us. What they reveal — not just about coronavirus — but also about our health care system… and about us.

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Eva Enns
Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Stefan Gildemeister
State Health Economist and Director, Health Economics Program, Minnesota Department of Health

Bradley Benson
Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Chief Academic Officer, M Health Fairview

John Finnegan
Dean and Professor at University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Michael Joyce
Producer and Host of ‘Health in All Matters’ Podcast

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