Hosts

Dr. Markalain Dery

Dr. MarkAlain Dery is an infectious diseases specialist, boarded in both internal medicine and infectious diseases. He has extensive experience responding to global disasters, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Haiti earthquake in 2010. Dr. Dery has responded to viral outbreaks as well, including working as a clinical epidemiologist for the Wold Health Organization (WHO) in Sierra Leone during the historic Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Prior to his work with COVID-19, he was (and still is) working as an HIV and Hepatitis C specialist, advocating for healthcare for all. He is also the founder of the community radio station 102.3FM WHIV-LP, radio dedicated to human rights and social justice.

Doc Griggs

"Doc Griggs” is the health and wellness awareness persona of Eric Griggs, M.D., a New Orleans-based Community Medicine and Health Educator who has dedicated his professional life to raising health and wellness awareness in communities across the United States. Doc Griggs prides himself on his ability to clearly communicate the sometimes complicated topics within health and healthcare, a skill which is especially beneficial in the era of COVID-19.

Our Team

Production

Tom Wright

Senior Editor

Celeste Jupiter

Production Assistant

Writer/Editor

Writers

Anjali Deendyal, M.D.

Writer/Editor

Djely Inamfumu Kabulo

MD, MPH

Writer/Editor

Karen Schaeffer, M.D.

Writer/Editor

Nabila Faridi, PharmD

Writer/Editor

Nardos Solomon

Writer/Editor


Daniel Sirna

Writer/Editor

Hope Hickerson

MA, MCHES, NCC

Writer/Editor


Lydia Trautmann

Writer/Editor

Lynda Ngo

Writer/Editor

Sound Engineering

David Lary

Sound Engineer

Outreach

Sydney Soublet

Outreach Manager

Justine Wollman

Outreach Assistant

Sarah McCaffrey

Outreach Assistant