Amy Eddings is the local host of “All Things Considered,” which airs from 4 PM until 8 PM weekdays. She started hosting in 2004, after long-time host JoAnn Allen left for the West Coast. Before ATC, Amy was a reporter. Her favorite topics were--and still are--garbage and recycling, which she still reports on whenever she can get out of the studio.
New York Doctor Wins Genius Grant
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
New York, NY —
A local doctor who studies ways to slow and reverse the spread of infectious diseases, such as AIDS and tuberculosis, has received a genius grant from the John D and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation — one of 25 recipients of the prestigious award this year. Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr works in New York at Harlem Hospital and travels around the developing world, through her work at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She joins us now to talk a little about her research and clinical practice.