As gains in life expectancy eroded for the third straight year — there are now more than 40 nations in the world with higher life expectancies than the U.S. — innovative thinking and focused problem solving are more essential than ever.  This troubling development reflects profound health challenges and underscores major disparities in health in our society.

In this episode, we have a candid conversation with one of the nation’s most influential leaders in public health – Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of American Public Health Association (APHA).  We discuss the politics of current health issues and the special challenge of working for health equity in 2019.  Listen here.

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