Fighting the Opioid Crisis
with Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Department
"The opioid epidemic is one that not only affects many communities, but the entire nation. According to a recent CDC study, 91 Americans die every day from overdosing on opioids. And while this number continues to grow rapidly, so does the need for proper care. Dr. Leana Wen, commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department shares a holistic approach to addressing this widespread, public health epidemic.
The Asian American Pacific Islander community makes up six percent of the U.S. population, but is growing more than four times as rapidly as the total U.S. population. Asians are the largest group of immigrants to enter the U.S. as immigrants. A conversation with Janelle Wong, Senior Researcher at AAPI Data
about the fastest-growing but one of the understudied racial groups in the United States.