Bloomberg Philanthropies

06/26/2020 | News release | Archived content

Four Podcasts Our Team Is Listening To This Week

Follow the Data is on hiatus while we work on a slate of exciting episodes starting next week.

In the meantime, Katherine Oliver shares four podcasts our team is listening to right now: The American Health Podcast, Public Health on Call, Southbank Centre's Podcasts, and Public Art Works: A Podcast by the Public Art Fund.

You can listen to the podcast and past episodes in the following ways:

For more from our coronavirus series:

  • Nate Mook, CEO of World Central Kitchen, joined Bloomberg Philanthropies Senior Advisor Brynne Craig to discuss our partnership to provide almost 1.1 million meals to NYC health care workers in 'Food First Responders.'
  • Mayor Jan Vapaavuori of Helsinki, Finland, spoke with Kelly Larson of our public health program about 'How Helsinki, Finland is Responding to COVID-19.'
  • Michelle King, the co-creator of 'The Good Wife' and 'The Good Fight,' Brooke Kennedy, executive producer of 'The Good Wife' and 'The Good Fight,' actress Christine Baranski, actor Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Joseph Benincasa, President and CEO of The Actors Fund, sat down with Katherine Oliver of Bloomberg Associates for a conversation around how productions are transitioning to Zoom on 'Lights, Camera…Action?'
  • The Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, joined public health program lead Dr. Kelly Henning to share 'How Freetown, Sierra Leone is Responding to COVID-19.'
  • On 'The Cost of Recovery for Our Cities, Part 2,' Steven Kobre, a Partner at Kobre + Kim, and Jerry DeLoach, the Head of the Cost Recovery Team for the City of Atlanta, sat down with Bloomberg Associates Principal Rose Gill for a conversation around how city leaders managing COVID-19 federal aid can mitigate risk.
  • On 'A Promising Treatment for COVID-19,' Dr. Arturo Casadevall of Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Jessica Leighton from our public health program discussed how blood plasma therapy is being used to boost the immune systems of health care responders and first responders.
  • Amanda McClelland, the Senior Vice President of Prevent Epidemics and Resolve to Save Lives at Vital Strategies, sat down with Dr. Jennifer Ellis of our public health program for a conversation around our progress 'Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 in Africa.'
  • Adam Freed, a Principal at Bloomberg Associates, sat down with Natasha Rogers, the Chief Operating Officer of the City of Newark, and Brad Gair, a Principal with Witt O'Brien's, for 'The Cost of Recovery for Our Cities, Part 1,' the first episode in a two-part series around how cities can best navigate, access, and deploy federal aid.
  • Janette Sadik-Khan, a Principal at Bloomberg Associates and Chair of NACTO, Corinne Kisner, Executive Director of NACTO, and Mark de la Vergne, the Chief of Mobility Innovation for the City of Detroit, discussed creative actions city transportation officials are taking in response to the pandemic on 'The Intersection of COVID-19 and Transportation.'
  • 'Behind the Scenes of the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Tracking Map' was borrowed from 'Public Health on Call,' a podcast from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Josh Sharfstein of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health interviewed Beth Blauer of the Centers for Civic Impact at Johns Hopkins about the creation of the global dashboard.
  • Josh Sharfstein also appeared on 'Responding to a Pandemic Crisis' with Dr. Jessica Leighton of our public health program to discuss what makes COVID-19 different from other recent outbreaks.
  • Megan Sheekey, who leads Strategic Partnerships at Bloomberg Associates, joined Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, for a conversation around 'How to Help Nonprofits Hit Hard by COVID-19.'
  • Kelly Henning, the public health program lead at Bloomberg Philanthropies and the former Director of Epidemiology for the City of New York, sat down with Dr. Tom Frieden, the President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, and the former director of the CDC, for the first episode of our COVID-19 series, 'World War C' - Us Against the Microbe.'