Person Place Thing Episode 37: Dr. Thomas Frieden - 92Y, New York

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Person Place Thing Episode 37: Dr. Thomas Frieden

Aug 22, 2013

Dr. Thomas Frieden is the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A specialist in infectious diseases, he has also served as health commissioner of New York City.

  • PERSON: Karel Styblo, the "father of modern TB epidemiology"
  • PLACE: Conference room at the CDC
  • THING: Little paper dipstick, used in a quick, accurate, inexpensive test for plague


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