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The Wonk Talks Pandemics and Public Health with Dr. Gus. Birkhead


The latest episode of The Wonk is the most timely we've ever had, and that's not hyperbole.

Hosted by CU Denver PhD Candidate Alex Osei-Cojo and SUNY Albany PhD Student Philip Gigliotti, episode 11 welcomes Dr. Gus Birkhead, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health, University at Albany to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic. An expert in public health, Dr. Bikhead as spent almost three decades at the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), including as Deputy Commissioner and Director of the Office of Public Health. 

The episode was a definite no-brained for the hosts as Osei-Kojo notes that “this podcast will help students and scholars of public policy to understand the policy and epidemiological issues related to COVID-19.”

Well, you know what to do. head on over to our Webinars and Podcasts page and check out episode 11 of The Wonk.

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