Putting the Public Into Health
A podcast addressing questions & issues from you about the coronavirus pandemic.
E-mail your questions: Senator.Pan@senate.ca.gov
July 10th, 2020
Galen Duncan, Vice President of the Kings Academy and Professional Development on how the players and team are responding to COVID-19.
July 7th, 2020
Dr. Holly Yang, President of the San Diego Medical Society on their #ISupportMyPHO campaign and SB 483 to protect public health officers under assault by fringe extremists threatening our health and economy.
June 29th, 2020
As people experience tremendous loss as a result of COVID-19, CA Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara talks about how the Department of Insurance is helping consumers who need relief from premiums, access worker's compensation and protections for small businesses and property owners during civil unrest.
June 24th, 2020
Dr. David Lubarsky, CEO of UC Davis Health talks about the surge in new COVID-19 cases in California, updates us on where things stand with the virus, hospitalization rates and how our health systems are responding.
June 22th, 2020
Fringe, radical extremists are targeting public health officers across California and the nation. Dr. Pan talks to Dr. Chris Farnitano, the Contra Costa Health Officer about threats of violence and harassment he has gotten, including protests at his home for his work to keep the public safe during the COVID-19 crisis.
June 19th, 2020
Sacramento NAACP President Betty Williams joins Dr. Pan to discuss the recent protests and how people can work together toward tangible change in our communities.
June 18th, 2020
David Gordon, Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools talks to Dr. Richard Pan about the vast challenges our schools face this Fall when school starts again.
June 15th, 2020
Lupe Alonzo-Diaz, President & CEO, Physicians for a Healthy California talk state budget, Medi-Cal and the Proposition 56 promise
June 12th, 2020
Larry Lee, President of the Sacramento Observer and Dr. Pan on how race, poverty and physical environment produces vastly different COVID-19 outcomes.
June 12th, 2020
Tara Haelle, science/health journalist with Forbes Magazine talks to Dr. Pan about misinformation, social media, and challenges reporters face when covering the COVID-19 crisis.
June 8th, 2020
Akisha Alexander, a nurse at a nursing home speaks to Dr. Pan about what staff and patients are experiencing inside nursing homes during COVID-19 crisis.
June 5th, 2020
Larry Lee, President of the Sacramento Observer and Dr. Pan speak about profound inequalities that exist for Black Americans, policing and journalism.
June 3rd, 2020
100,000 people lose their lives to COVID-19, Dr. Richard Pan on undercounts, disparities and severity of the disease.
June 1st, 2020
Leza Coleman, ED of the California Long-Term Care Ombudsman Association on keeping our loved ones safe in long-term care facilities.
May 29th, 2020
Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, Washington Unified School District Trustee, a 5th grade teacher and mother speaks to Dr. Pan about how school districts are responding to the COVID-19 crisis and what the coming year might look like.
May 27th, 2020
Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, a 5th grade teacher and Washington Unified School District Trustee speaks to Dr. Pan about how teachers are working with students and families during the COVID-19 crisis and preparing them for the coming school year.
May 26th, 2020
Dr. Pan speaks to Scott Smith about how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted his family. His wife is an ER nurse and is living apart from he and his two young daughters.
May 20th, 2020
How is COVID-19 impacting children, with Dr. Eric Ball, pediatrician, Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County
May 19th, 2020
Restaurants teaming up to help people in need and fundamental shifts in the industry with Patrick Mulvaney, owner and chef at Mulvaney’s B&L in Sacramento
May 15th, 2020
Lifting restrictions, vaccines, herd immunity and future pandemics with Dr. Peter Hotez
May 13th, 2020
Amy Pisani of Vaccinate Your Family speaks to Dr. Pan about flu Season colliding with COVID19, measles outbreak of 2019, vaccine hesitancy and death threats.
May 12th, 2020
Rise of racist attacks on Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the age of COVID-19, with Manjusha P. Kulkarni, Executive Director of Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council.
May 8th, 2020
The Policy and Politics of Test, Trace & Isolate to get our economy moving again with, Dr. Erica Pan, the interim health officer for Alameda County.
May 6th, 2020
Dr. Erica Pan, the interim health officer for Alameda County: what drove the Bay Area stay at home orders as the first in the nation.
May 4th, 2020
Vaccine Development: Everything you need to know with Dr. Peter Hotez, scientist, pediatrician, vaccine and global health expert.
May 1st, 2020
Caring for Mental Health patients in the age of COVID-19 with Dr. Shannon Suo, MD DFAPA, Health Science Clinical Professor at UC Davis Health
April 29th, 2020
Protecting Essential Workers on the Job with Daniela Urban, founder and ED of the Center for Workers' Rights (Recorded 4/23/2020)
April 27th, 2020
Part 1: of Securing Unemployment Benefits with Daniela Urban, founder and executive director of the Center for Workers' Rights and special counsel at Legal Aid at Work (Recorded 4/23/2020)
April 24th, 2020
Part 2: The Future of Testing and How to Lift Stay at Home Orders with Dr. Nam Tran, UC Davis associate clinical professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and senior director of clinical pathology overseeing COVID-19 testing at UC Davis
April 22nd, 2020
Our Mental Health During Quarantine with Dr. Shannon Suo, MD DFAPA, Health Science Clinical Professor
April 20th, 2020
Part 1: Overview of Testing with Dr. Nam Tran, UC Davis associate clinical professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and senior director of clinical pathology oversees COVID-19 testing at UC Davis
April 17th, 2020
Using Masks and Gloves to Protect Yourself and Community
April 15th, 2020
Child Care for Essential Workers who continue to work during coronavirus outbreak
April 13th, 2020
Quarantining with kids, Sac City Councilmember Angelique Ashby