© 2022 WYPR
20th Anniversary Background
WYPR 88.1 FM Baltimore WYPF 88.1 FM Frederick WYPO 106.9 FM Ocean City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Healthwatch with Dr. Leana Wen: new COVID boosters, school safety

Dr. Leana Wen Nov 2019_WIDECROP.png
Dr. Leana Wen is an emergency physician and public health advocate. She teaches at GW University's Milken Institute School of Public Health. (photo credit: GWU)

And now, it’s the Midday Healthwatch.  Tom's guest is Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and visiting professor at George Washington University. She’s also a former Health Commissioner of the city of Baltimore, and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, as well as a commentator for CNN and a columnist for the Washington Post. Her latest book is called Lifelines: A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health.

Dr. Leana Wen joins us on Zoom to discuss the new COVID boosters, masking in schools, new worries about E.coli contamination in West Baltimore's water, and other public health issues. And as always, she answers your questions.

Host, Midday (M-F 12:00-1:00)
Teria Rogers is a Supervising Producer on Midday.
Malarie is Midday's Supervisory Producer.
Rob is Midday's senior producer.