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Bugs, Drugs and Public Health: Dr. David Patrick
In this inaugural episode of the podcast, join hosts Gillian McCormick and Susannah Steers for a small conversation with Dr. David Patrick; Executive Lead, BC Centre for Disease Control, and Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health. We discuss antibiotic resistance, vaccinations, the fentanyl drug crisis and the best practice approach to enhancing public health.
"We need to build our communities so the right thing to do is the easy thing to do."
Dr. David Patrick
About Dr. David Patrick
Professor David Patrick is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Epidemiologist, Interim Executive Lead for the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control and Professor of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC). His interest is in fostering interdisciplinary approaches to the control of emerging infectious diseases in populations. His current focus is on tracking and controlling antimicrobial resistance and on the relationship between antibiotic use and atopic disease at the population level.
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