May 3, 2022
In today’s episode, we welcome Dr. David
Addiss, an expert in public health and preventive medicine. Dr.
Addiss has spent his career thinking not only about science, but
about service. In his early career, he cared for the health of
migrants in the San Joaquin Valley of California, then later worked
for nearly two decades the Centers for Disease Control in the
Division of Parasitic Diseases, where he focused on controlling and
eliminating diseases found not in the United States, but in
communities of neglected people largely in the tropics. Hear what
inspired him to spend his career caring for the needs of
underserved and neglected people.
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