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HealthConnections: Antimicrobial Resistance

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Antimicrobial resistance is considered to be a priority problem in global health and threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an increasing number of infections. Dr. Carole Myers of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Dr. David White, Associate Dean for Research with the UT Institute of Agriculture and a veterinary scientist and microbiologist.

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director and host of monthly public affairs talk show Dialogue. Her first job with the station was as weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She has been the station's local host for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered news programs; occasionally fills in as host for WUOT's Morning and Afternoon Concerts; and has won multiple awards for her interviews, feature stories, and Dialogue.
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  • The brainchild of University of Tennessee Nursing professor emerita Dr. Carole R. Myers, HealthConnections examines the intersections between people, health, and policy.What constitutes health? What does it mean to have or lack access to healthcare services? What are our most vexing health and healthcare challenges and how are they influenced by public policies?In this biweekly series, Dr. Myers and her guests sort through these issues and more, giving you tools for understanding what you hear on the news and for separating fact from fiction in the healthcare debate.