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. 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
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