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Melinda Pettigrew: The Battle Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Melinda Pettigrew: The Battle Against Antimicrobial Resistance

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Howie and Harlan are joined by Melinda Pettigrew of the Yale School of Public Health to discuss the changes needed in the prescription and agriculture use of antibiotics to address the crisis of antimicrobial resistance. Harlan reports on a survey underlining the scale of medical misinformation among Americans; Howie discusses a new tool for the treatment of unhoused people. 


Medical Misinformation

Harlan Krumholz: “A prescription for the US FDA for the regulation of health misinformation”

“Vaccine Confidence Falls as Belief in Health Misinformation Grows”

Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania: Annenberg Science and Public Health (ASAPH) Panel, August 9-15, 2023”

Melinda Pettigrew and Antimicrobial Resistance

“Melinda Pettigrew—The next dean of SPH!”

“New Law Will Help Combat Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance”

“Short- vs Standard-Course Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children”

"Gastrointestinal Microbiome Disruption and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea in Children Receiving Antibiotic Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia"

“Two Yale alum tackle infection diagnostics”

“A Review of the Effectiveness of Current US Policies on Antimicrobial Use in Meat and Poultry Production”

FDA Fact Sheet: Veterinary Feed Directive Final Rule and Next Steps

CDC: Measuring Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing

Treating the Unhoused

“Housing Supply and the Drivers of Homelessness”

CMS: Place of Service Code Set

“New place of service code for treating unsheltered people”

Rough Sleepers

“‘You Have to Learn to Listen’: How a Doctor Cares for Boston’s Homeless”

VA: VA Homeless Programs

Learn more about the MBA for Executives program at Yale SOM.

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