State of Health Episode 2: Lindsey Leininger, Dear Pandemic, and The Fight Against Misinformation

Lindsey Leininger, the nerdy-Girl-in-Chief, at Dear Pandemic, a website where bona fide nerdy girls post real info on COVID-19, joins the show to talk about the state of the pandemic, lessons learned, how data should be used to inform public policy and how she fights back against misinformation. She is a public health scientist who teaches...
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Welcome to the State of Health

Welcome to the State of Health, patients put healthcare decision makers and thought leaders in the hot seat. Join Gunnar Esiason, a cystic fibrosis patient advocate and rare disease patient leader, as he rolls back the curtain on the healthcare system through conversations with political leaders, industry decision makers, thought leaders and, of course, patients....
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Breathe In Ep. #97 – Misdiagnosed

On this episode of Breathe In, Gunnar takes the day off and Tiffany takes over with a returning guest, Audrey Kostelec, 23 from Washington State. You may remember Audrey from the emergency podcast we had on FaceBook Live in March. This time we talk about Audrey and her CF journey. Audrey explains how she was...
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Breathe In Ep. #96 – The Triple Combo

A mere few days following the FDA’s approval of Trikafta, cystic fibrosis patients across the United States began dosing. This week’s podcast looks back at Gunnar’s time in the triple combo study. Think of this podcast as a follow to Gunnar’s blog. Gunnar talks about both the immediate and long term affects of having been...
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