Episode 43

Published on:

10th Jun 2022

Episode 43: Policy, Advocacy, and Activism for Pandemic Response: Interview with Kristin Urquiza

In this episode we welcome Kristin Urquiza of Marked By COVID who shares the work she and her organization have partcipated in for COVID Memorial Day and commemorating the over 1 million lives lost in the United States alone due to COVID.

We also discuss COVID policy needs, health equity issues, and the opportunities available for advocacy and activism to bring awareness to the fact that COVID is still here, it is airborne, and we are at the beginning of dealing with the increase in long COVID and mental health challenges resulting from the pandemic.

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COVID-19: Public Health, Policy, and Culture
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April Moreno

Dr. April Moreno is a public health and informatics specialist consultant, and is the Founder of the Public Health Podcast Network, publichealthpodcasters.com. She is also dedicated to autoimmune health equity and is the Founder, CEO of the Autoimmune Community Institute, acicommunity.org.