The CommonHealth

The CommonHealth is the podcast of the CSIS Bipartisan Alliance for Global Health Security. On The CommonHealth, hosts J. Stephen Morrison, Katherine Bliss, and Andrew Schwartz delve deeply into the  puzzle that connects pandemic preparedness and response, HIV/AIDS, routine immunization, and primary care, areas of huge import to human and national security. The CommonHealth replaces under a single podcast the Coronavirus Crisis Update, Pandemic Planet and AIDS Existential Moment.

Health & Fitness
Dr. Krishna Udayakumar: “The world has moved on.”
Dr. Krishna Udayakumar, founding director of the Duke Global Health Innovation Center, shares his trenchant insights into this confusing moment of transition in the global response to Covid-19.
30 min
Dr. Rochelle Walensky: A Fireside Chat, at CSIS
In this fireside chat, held on August 30 at CSIS, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky laid out her newly announced reform agenda.
51 min
Dr. Chris Murray, IHME on Moving Forward Amid U...
On this 146th episode, Dr. Chris Murray, IHME, delivers several sharp messages.
35 min
Dan Diamond, Washington Post, on Monkeypox: ”Th...
Dan Diamond, Washington Post, joins J. Stephen Morrison, CSIS, for a tour d’horizon of rapidly unfolding Monkeypox developments
36 min
Dr. Marci Nielsen: “With COVID, Public Health I...
Dr. Marci Nielsen, Vice President for Policy and Advocacy at Resolve to Save Lives, joins J. Stephen Morrison for episode 144.
39 min
Dr. Celine Gounder: "On Monkeypox: It's not Sur...
Dr. Celine Gounder, senior fellow & editor-at-large for public health at KFF's Kaiser Health News, joins J. Stephen Morrison and Andrew Schwartz for this 143rd episode.
31 min
Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux: “Meeting People Where T...
Dr. Margaret Bourdeaux, Research Director of the Global Public Policy and Social Change Program, Harvard School of Medicine, joins J. Stephen Morrison for Episode 142.
50 min
Apoorva Mandavilli, NYT: On Monkeypox - "We Sho...
Apoorva Mandavilli, a science and global health reporter at The New York Times, joins J. Stephen Morrison and H. Andrew Schwartz for this 141st episode.
30 min
Dr. Jeffrey Gold: “The Communities We Serve Hav...
Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), joins J. Stephen Morrison for this 140th episode.
38 min
Dr. Deborah Birx: "We Prepared for the Wrong Ki...
Dr. Deborah Birx joins J. Stephen Morrison to discuss her new book, Silent Invasion.
44 min
North Korea: A Covid-19 Disaster Unlike Any Other
In this episode, Andrew Schwartz and J. Stephen Morrison are joined by Victor Cha to discuss the Covid-19 outbreak in North Korea - which CSIS predicted back in March, the impact of the pandemic on the unvaccinated country, and the road ahead amidst ongoing health and food crises worsened by an extreme lockdown.
24 min
Yana Panfilova: “We Are so Young, but a Lot of ...
Yana Panfilova, a 24-year-old Ukrainian woman born with HIV, fled Kyiv shortly after Russia’s invasion and is currently based in Berlin with her mother, grandmother and cat. Eight years ago, she helped found Teenergizer, an organization supported by UNAIDS that seeks to end discrimination against youth in Ukraine living with HIV.
21 min
Yasmeen Abutaleb: "No One has Succeeded in Pred...
Yasmeen Abutaleb, health policy reporter at The Washington Post, joins Steve Morrison and Andrew Schwartz for this 136th episode.
36 min
Dr. Dylan George: “We Need to Build an Internal...
Dr. Dylan George, the Director of Operations for the Center for forecasting and outbreak analytics (CFA), joins J. Stephen Morrison and Andrew Schwartz for this 135th episode following the April 19th White House CFA launch. Its mission: Predict, Inform, Innovate.
32 min
Dr. Larry Gostin: “Should We Allow One Federal ...
Steve Morrison and Andrew Schwartz are joined by Dr. Larry Gostin to discuss the aftermath of the April 18 nationwide injunction to block government mask mandates on public transportation.
30 min
Dr. Yanzhong Huang: "What is Happening in Shang...
Dr. Yanzhong Huang joined Steve Morrison in the our 133rd episode for a wide-ranging conversation: on China’s huge immunity gap; its “dynamic Zero-Covid approach;” the spread of BA-2 beyond Shanghai to 45 cities affecting 25% of China’s population and 40% of its GDP; the acute vulnerability of China’s elderly; and the supply chain disruptions and huge economic consequences experienced inside China and, increasingly, felt across the globe.
35 min
Dr. Beth Cameron: "If We Don't Prepare Now, We ...
Dr. Beth Cameron, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Global Health Security and Biodefense at the White House, joins Steve for Episode #132
30 min
Dan Diamond: "Each Covid Coordinator is Inherit...
The Washington Post's Dan Diamond returns for Episode #131.
44 min
DoD Mini Series: Matt Hepburn “Let’s Take Pande...
Dr. Matt Hepburn of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy joins Steve and CSIS Senior Associate Tom Cullison for this 130th episode.
35 min
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank: “Culture I...
Steve joined in frank conversation with University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank as she approaches the conclusion of a nine-year tenure that dramatically tested her leadership and the university itself.
32 min
Live From Munich: Dr. Richard Hatchett “Pandemi...
Dr. Richard Hatchett, CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations rejoins Steve for the second iteration of our Live From Munich mini-series.
33 min
Scott Kirby: “It's About Making Real Change”
Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines, joins Steve for a fireside chat.
59 min
Live From Munich: Tom Bollyky “We Can't Do This...
In the fourth episode of our Live From Munich Mini-Series, Steve is joined by Tom Bollyky to discuss the link between national security and global health, and pandemic preparedness.
38 min
Live From Munich: Dr. Jeremy Farrar “We Must No...
Dr. Jeremy Farrar returns to discuss this murky transition into the next stage of the pandemic.
14 min
Live From Munich: Dr. Seth Berkley “It is a Sec...
In episode #124, the second episode of our Live From Munich mini-series, Steve is joined by Seth Berkely, CEO of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance.
28 min