Join us for a taping of the podcast Person Place Thing, hosted by Randy Cohen, former New York Times columnist and Late Night with David Letterman writer. His guest will be Ashwin Vasan, ScM, MD, PhD, who will discuss one person, one place, and one thing that have influenced his life and work. This event is part of the Public Health Equity Week at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Creator and Host of Person Place Thing, and an Emmy award-winning author
Ashwin Vasan, ScM, MD, PhD
Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Ex-Officio Member, Columbia Mailman Board of Advisors
Assistant Professor of Clinical, Population & Family Health and Medicine, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
This year during the week of October 10th, the School is devoting a series of programming around public health equity – and inequity. Public health must move the needle forward on promoting and supporting health equity and ending health disparities for all populations. Our remit is not small: it’s to build a healthy and just world. This recording of Person Place Thing will be part of Public Health Equity Week at Columbia Mailman School.