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. Deborah Birx: “Moms Out There, Call Your So...
Dr. Deborah Birx, former Trump White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator and renowned global HIV/AIDS leader, spoke to us about a rich assortment of issues.
48 min
Frances Stead Sellers: Vaccines “Are Not Bulle...
Journalist, writer, editor Frances Stead Sellers returned to share new insights.
30 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Dr. Jennifer Kates &...
Dr. Jennifer Kates and Josh Michaud, Kaiser Family Foundation, take us on a tour d’horizon.
45 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Dr. LaQuandra Nesbit...
Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director of the Washington DC Department of Health, shares her insights into battling the pandemic.
43 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Helen Branswell “Are...
Helen returned to explore with us whether the joy, relief, and gratitude that millions are experiencing through Covid vaccines generate gains in other disease areas.
26 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Peter Hotez- The Une...
Peter Hotez joins us for a Texas-centered conversation.
41 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Ashish Jha “Equity i...
Ashish Jha, a determined optimist, gives the Biden administration an A- for its first six weeks.
47 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Sheryl Gay Stolberg ...
Sheryl Gay Stolberg, the NYT’s health policy correspondent, returned to our podcast to reflect on the first month of the Biden administration.
37 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Chris Murray, IHME “...
Chris Murray kindly returned to the podcast for another round.
30 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Bill Frist – “You Ar...
…if you are fed misinformation from the top of the US government.
46 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Scott Kirby, United ...
This week Steve and Andrew are joined by Scott Kirby, the CEO of United Airlines.
30 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Dr. Alisha Kramer, t...
Dr. Alisha Kramer, a CSIS alum and young doctor, rejoins us for a second podcast.
27 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Céline Gounder “Fata...
Dr. Céline Gounder, a member of the Biden-Harris Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board, takes a look at where we are, less than one week after President Biden assumed power.
31 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Chef Jose Andres “Th...
Chef Jose Andres sat down with us to reflect on his life, the organizations he has founded, and his unique, powerful vision for using food to transform communities, battle inequities, advance unity and strengthen economies.
38 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Luciana Borio – “It’...
Dr. Luciana Borio, a member of President-elect Biden’s Covid-19 Advisory Group and the transition team, scanned the horizon.
24 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Chris Murray, Americ...
Chris Murray, the renowned modeler, joined us to share his year-end reflections.
33 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Artist Suzanne First...
Steve and Andrew had the good fortune to catch Suzanne Firstenberg shortly after the recent conclusion of her stunning public art installation, ‘In America…. How could this happen?,’ a dramatic tribute to those lost to Covid-19.
26 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Dr. Carissa Etienne ...
Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), joined Steve Morrison and CSIS Senior Fellow Katherine Bliss for an extended conversation.
47 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Dr. Leana Wen – We a...
A renowned medical and public health voice of compassion, personal advice, pragmatism and vision, Dr. Leana Wen joined us for a tour d’horizon of the pandemic.
27 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Sir Andrew Witty- Th...
Steve and CSIS Senior Fellow Katherine Bliss enjoined Sir Andrew Witty to help us answer a few fundamental questions about the ACT Accelerator.
37 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Mike Osterholm – Ame...
We sat down with Mike Osterholm, a member of President-Elect Biden’s Covid-19 Advisory Task Force.
31 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: US Ambassador to Leb...
In this episode, we are joined by Dorothy Shea, the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon, along with Jon Alterman, SVP/Director of the CSIS Middle East Program.
27 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Dr. Jonathan (Jono) ...
In this episode, Jono Quick gives a sweeping overview of the history of faulty responses to pandemics and the Rockefeller Foundation's initiatives to press for a national approach on test and trace in the United States and to catalyze a more equitable green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
39 min
Coronavirus Crisis Update: Helene Gayle – How t...
Helene Gayle sat down with us to reflect on the expert committee that she and Dr. Bill Foege led recently to map out – in record time – a framework and strategy for the phased introduction of a Covid-19 vaccine in America.
28 min
Delivering Vaccines to Americans: Cause for Alarm?
Jennifer Kates and Josh Michaud, Kaiser Family Foundation, joined us to discuss their new analysis, ‘Distributing a Covid-19 Vaccine Across the United States – A Look at Key Issues.’
42 min