America Dissected

Black Scientists Matter with Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

Black Scientists Matter with Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

America Dissected - January 5, 2021 - 33:01

Abdul reflects on the lagging vaccine deployment and what it tells us about public health. He talks to Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist and lead vaccine researcher at the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center, about the vaccine research process and why diversity in science matters so much.

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The pandemic reminds us that when it comes to health, there’s so much more out there to understand—like how new genetic discoveries could change our relationship with our genes or how climate change could accelerate the next pandemic. In season 3, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, physician and former city health commissioner, talks to doctors, scientists, culture makers, and policy leaders to dissect how science, policy, and culture shape health. New episodes of America Dissected every Tuesday.