On this week’s episode of “What’s Next?”, Maggie Feldman-Piltch is joined by Rachael Piltch-Loeb, doctoral candidate and research scientist at NYU’s College of Global Public Health Program on Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience focusing on projects related to health well being and long term recovery from disasters and other events like disease outbreaks. In this episode, Ms. Piltch-Loeb discusses the linkages and intersections of public health recovery she researches and US national security, and how her program focuses on positive intervention and adjustments in community resilience following disaster recovery.
Rachael Piltch-Loeb is a junior research scientist and PhD candidate at NYU’s College of Global Public Health’s Program on Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience (PiR2). Piltch-Loeb has been a part of the program from its inception at NYU, working on the Sandy Child and Family Health (S-CAFH) Study and other projects related to health, well-being, and long-term recovery from disasters, especially Hurricane Sandy.
About “What’s Next?”
“What’s Next?” is American Security Project’s weekly, non-partisan podcast series featuring interviews with national security leaders and critical issue experts. Each episode runs about 30 minutes- making it the perfect addition to your DC commute.
Hosted by Maggie Feldman-Piltch and produced by Matthew Wallin, the conversations go beyond the dinner party commentary and offer guests the opportunity to discuss their vision for security in the 21st century, the strategy that vision requires, and what it means for America going forward- in less time than it takes you to get to work. With topics ranging from geo-economics to nuclear security, cultural diplomacy to energy security and asymmetric operations, “What’s Next?” is one of the many ways ASP works to raise the American public’s understanding of complex security issues we face.