On today’s podcast, I had the honor of talking to E.B. Fred Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus at UW–Madison and author of the book, Robert Koch–A Life in Medicine and Bacteriology, Thomas...

On today’s podcast, I want to take a look at a couple of much talked about issues when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic at this point in time–the diagnostic testing (both PCR and antibody,...

On today’s podcast, I want to look at some different issues involving the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 pandemic to include the varying fatality rates in certain countries, US pandemic preparedness...

This week, March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week 2020. What is poison control and what is the role of Poison control centers? Joining me today to answer these questions and more is Dr. Mazda...

Locally acquired cases of Chagas disease are exceedingly rare in the United States. Only 28 autochthonous infections were documented from 1955 to 2015. A recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)...

Results were recently published in a study in  the Journal of Clinical Microbiology that show  limitations of currently available diagnostic tests for early-stage Lyme disease, and highlight the need...

Today is World Aspergillosis Day, a day to raise awareness about a fungal infection that kills more than one million people globally each year. Joining me now to talk about aspergillosis, a new kind of...

When their is a global infectious disease outbreak, one action governments take is traveler screenings–we saw it during the 2014 Ebola outbreak and we are seeing it with the current COVID-19 outbreak. So,...

In this October 2016 interview, I speak to University of Florida Associate Professor of Veterinary Entomology, Dr. Phil Kaufman about the screwworm and the situation in the Florida Keys that year. Kaufman...

While sifting through the archives I stumbled across several old radio interviews that I never published as podcasts. This interview from March 2014 with founding dean of the National School of Tropical...