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Nina Turner on Health Equity, Poverty, and Medicare for All

On the new episode of Prognosis Ohio, part of the WCBE Podcast Experience, Dan Skinner talks with former Ohio Senator Nina Turner about her run for U.S. Congress in the special election in the 11th Congressional district. The special election is being held to fill the seat vacated by Rep. Marcia Fudge, who was appointed by President Biden to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Sen. Turner talks with Dan about the importance of fighting for bold policy change in health care, especially Medicare for All, but also policy that addresses poverty, housing, environmental health, and more.

You can read about Sen. Turner’s campaign and her policy positions in the area of health and health care here. You can read about Our Revolution and Sen. Turner’s work as Co-Chair of Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign here.

This episode is hosted and produced by Dan Skinner. Listen to past episodes and learn more about Prognosis Ohio by visiting the show’s website.

Dr. Dan Skinner is Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Department of Social Medicine at Ohio University, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, on the Dublin, Ohio campus. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from the City University of New York. Skinner teaches and researches about, as well as advocates for increased access to health care, especially for underserved populations, as well as various aspects of social determinants that affect the health of communities, in Ohio and beyond.
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