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
Live From Munich: Dr. John Nkengasong “The Conc...
Dr. Nkengasong, Director of the Africa CDC and soon to be head of PEPFAR joined us for this 123rd episode, and the first episode of our Live From Munich mini-series.
32 min
John Barry: “The Guy Who Focuses at the End Wil...
John Barry, historian and author of the award-winning The Great Influenza; the Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History, a study of the 1918 pandemic, joined us for this 122nd episode.
35 min
Drs. Kristina Box and Judy Monroe – The Indiana...
Dr. Judy Monroe, and Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box, joined us to share what the Indiana Governor’s Public Health Review Commissionisall about.
36 min
DoD Mini-Series: Major General Paul Friedrichs ...
Joint Staff Surgeon Major General Paul Friedrichs, discusses how the Department of Defense has overcome challenges from the pandemic
39 min
Dr. Peter Kilmarx: Distrust in Public Health in...
In episode #119, Dr. Peter Kilmarx, Fogarty International Center, discusses the struggle to advance contact tracing.
31 min
Dr. Michael Osterholm: “Don’t Be Surprised When...
Dr. Michael Osterholm, head of CIDRAP at the University of Minnesota, is among the most popular, respected, and trusted communicators on the pandemic.
35 min
Dr. Chris Murray: “I Have Not Yet Received an I...
Dr. Chris Murray, head of IHME, joined us in episode 117 to discuss his recent provocative piece in The Lancet, ‘Covid-19 will continue but the end of the pandemic is near. ’
38 min
Dr. Anthony Fauci: “Omicron Will Ultimately Fin...
Dr. Anthony Fauci joined J. Stephen Morrison for a CSIS live-streamed conversation on January 11.
32 min
Dr. Gigi Gronvall: Antigen Tests “The Hottest C...
Dr. Gigi Gronvall, a leading international expert on tests, kindly joined us for a spirited tour d’horizon
37 min
Dr. Ashish Jha: “Humanize Yourself… I Live in a...
Ashish Jha reflected as the year closes.
40 min
Philip Zelikow: a Covid-19 National Commission ...
Philip Zelikow, former Executive Director of the 9/11 national commission, has for the past year directed the Covid-19 Commission Planning Group.
31 min
Dr. Richard Lessells: Omicron Seen Up Close in ...
Dr. Richard Lessells is among the exceptional South African experts on the front lines of discovering and investigating Omicron in South Africa.
32 min
Dr. Taison Bell: “You Tend to Find Yourself Bac...
Dr. Taison Bell, MD, an acclaimed African-American doctor, educator, and emergency medicine director in Charlottesville, Virginia, shares his personal story of how medicine – back home in Virginia – became the center of his life.
44 min
Cary Funk, Pew Research Center: “It Can Be Conf...
We asked Cary Funk, Pew Research Center, to make sense of how the pandemic has impacted our society and American opinion as we approach the pandemic’s two years.
36 min
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg on Her Memorial to ...
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg created the largest participatory art installation on the Washington National Mall since the AIDS quilt of 1996, entitled ‘In America: Remember,’ composed of 700,000 white flags, in the shadow of the Washington Monument.
35 min
Dr. Richard Brennan, WHO Emergency Operations: ...
Dr. Richard Brennan, WHO Emergency Operations, sat down this week with Steve and Professor Leonard Rubenstein, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
45 min
Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo: An Inbox Full of Dangerous ...
Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo has emerged as a forceful expert voice making sense of the complex and times confusing, shifting shoals of the pandemic.
38 min
Prof. Larry Gostin: “It’s No Secret. America is...
On October 7, Andrew and Steve sat down with a close friend, Georgetown’s Prof. Larry Gostin, for a lively live-cast conversation about his new book.
55 min
Dr. Leana Wen: “The End of the Pandemic is in S...
Dr. Leana Wen joined us this week to explore her personal history and its revelations, laid out in remarkably candid detail in her newly released memoir.
26 min
Carmen Paun, Year One of POLITICO Global Pulse ...
Carmen Paun, a dynamic, fresh media voice on global health in Washington, shares her personal and career journey to launch POLITICO Global Pulse.
37 min
Susan Glasser, The New Yorker: “It’s Never Too ...
In a recent New Yorker ‘Letter from Biden’s Washington,’ Susan Glasser delivers a stark indictment: Trumpists and Republican leadership are consciously keeping enough people resisting the Biden administration’s efforts to control the virus “to keep the disease wreaking havoc.”
31 min
Dr. Monica Gandhi: Californians Cast a "Referen...
Dr. Monica Gandhi toured the landscape with us.
36 min
Dr. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt: “Vaccine Requirements...
Dr. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, Director of the DC Department of Health, returned as our guest to share her reflections.
34 min
Tom Bollyky: “We Don’t Know How This Started”
Tom Bollyky joined us on the occasion of our 100th episode.
40 min
Larry Gostin – “Mandates May Be The Only Way Ou...
Professor Larry Gostin joined us for a spirited conversation of where America as a country stands today
38 min