MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018

Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor on Apple Heart Study, Biomedical Revolution and Precision Health

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Lloyd Minor, Dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, on his strategic plan for advancing 21st century biomedicine. He discusses the transformation underway in health care using data, artificial intelligence and telehealth protocols to support health industry transformation, and how all of this will impact medical education in the future.

MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018

Pollution Now a Leading Cause of Death Globally: WHO's Dr. Maria Neira Discusses the Toll of Pollution on Human Health

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Maria Neira, Director of the Department of Public Health, Environmental and Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization, on their recent report on pollution's impact on global health leading to more deaths than HIV, Malaria and TB combined. She discusses the Paris Climate Accord as an important step in addressing the effects of climate change on human health, the ongoing battle to contain HIV/AIDS and how the WHO is better prepared for pandemics like Ebola.

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

Lynn Quincy, Director of Health Care Value Hub, Consumers Union

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Lynn Quincy, Director of the Health Care Value Hub at Consumers Union, which seeks to assist consumers in obtaining the best information on drug and health care pricing, consumer-friendly insurance plans and health outcomes data. Ms. Quincy discusses the benefits of increased coverage for millions of Americans under the ACA, as well as the need for a national effort to contain health care costs, and curb the alarming trend of medical errors causing harm.