Closer Look with Rose Scott

New CDC director discusses top priorities; Co-defendants in Fulton County’s election case to be prosecuted separately; Therapist stresses need for diversity in mental health

September 14, 2023

Dr. Mandy Cohen, the newly appointed director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks with Rose Scott about her career journey, her top priorities for the CDC, and how the agency plans to address COVID, HIV, cancer, etc.

Plus, WABE politics reporter Rahul Bali returns to “Closer Look” to discuss the latest developments in the Fulton County election interference case and why two defendants are having their trial prosecuted separately.

Lastly, therapist Chantel Cohen discusses the lack of diversity in mental health care and its impact on underrepresented communities. Jermail Shelton, the founder of the nonprofit Undugu, shares how his organization is creating a safe space for Black men to have open and honest discussions about their mental state. 

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