Episode 18: Ann Kurth

As the Chief Strategy Officer for Noodle, Lee Bradshaw meets – you guessed it – a lot of interesting people in higher ed. In Noodle’s debut podcast, Bradshaw speaks with leaders from every facet of higher education to tease out their stories and learn about how they’re moving and shaking an industry that notoriously values tradition.

This week's guest is the current Dean of Yale Nursing and the upcoming President of the New York Academy of Medicine, Ann Kurth. Ann tells Lee about growing up with parents in the medical profession and how that led to her roles in and out of higher education within the medical field. Ann shares some intriguing ideas about the advantages that higher education has over other industries, and how we can best utilize it for everyone’s benefit. Ann also discusses some of her other roles in prevention task forces, consortiums and institutions trying to better global health. Ann leaves us with some thoughts on global warming, its effects on global health, and what we can do to change things.

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