Milken Institute

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Responding to COVID-19: Conversations with Mike Milken

As part of the Milken Institute’s ongoing efforts to provide perspective and advocate for solutions to the current global pandemic, we have launched Responding to COVID-19: Conversations with Mike Milken, a podcast series featuring interviews with industry leaders at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19.

The series, which is publicly available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and other podcast platforms, as well as on the Institute website, features one-on-one conversations between Mike and luminaries including:

  • David Baltimore, President Emeritus; Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology
  • Arie Belldegrun, MD, FACS, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Allogene Therapeutics; former Chairman, President and CEO, Kite Pharma
  • Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Dr. Lynn Goldman, MD, MS, MPH, Michael and Lori Milken Dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health; George Washington University
  • Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO, Johnson & Johnson
  • Rod Hochman, Chair-elect, American Hospital Association, President & CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Esther Krofah, Executive Director, FasterCures
  • Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Patient Officer and Executive Vice President, Pfizer Inc
  • Padmanee Sharma, Oncologist, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Please refer back to our website regularly to keep up with the series.


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