Talk Polymath is our monthly podcast series which features evidence-based conversations and invites global science leaders to converse about a topic in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. From public health topics such as vaccinations to changing models and trends in technology, this podcast engages in topics of current cultural interest across disciplines.


Episode 2 | Reinventing Drug Manufacturing

This episode of Talk Polymath discusses the concept behind “Pharmacy on Demand” and how a distributed medicine manufacturing network could help create a safe and reliable supply of medicines for communities worldwide. Our guests are Tyler McQuade, Ph.D., Chief Innovation Officer, On Demand Pharmaceuticals; and Mickey McManus, Senior Advisor and Executive Coach at BCG, and Research Fellow Emeritus at Autodesk.

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Episode 1 | COVID19: The same as – and different than – previous pandemics


This episode of Talk Polymath focuses on COVID-19 and how this pandemic mirrors and differs from previous ones. Our guests are William Warren, Ph.D., Vice President and head of FluNXT at Sanofi Pasteur; and José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA, Director of Health Professions Advising at Northwestern University and President at American Public Health Association. Want to watch the Podcast on Video? Stream on YouTube.