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Jul 27, 2023

Dr. Mary Ann McDowell, Professor of Biological Sciences and Associate Dean of Professional Development at the University of Notre Dame, joins the podcast to discuss the fascinating, and at times terrifying, world of parasites--including diseases such as leishmaniasis and malaria. She underscores the importance of research and funding for combating these diseases, while also highlighting the potential global economic benefits of controlling them.


This Healthcare Triage podcast episode is co-sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine, whose mission is to advance health in the state of Indiana and beyond by promoting innovation and excellence in education, research, and patient care, and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, a three way partnership among Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame, striving to make Indiana a healthier state by empowering research through pilot funding, research education and training. More information on the Indiana CTSI can be found by visiting