Bugs vs. Drugs: How many antibiotics should we take?
In this episode, we discuss a unique, collaborative research project that brought together experts in infectious disease and communications to explore appropriate interventions for reducing the threat of antibiotic resistance. Through a collaboration with Penn State's Student Health Services, a Big 10 campus became a living laboratory for the first stages of this innovative and important experiment. Relevant Links:The bugs are getting smarter. Are we? (TEDMED Talk)Professors to share impacts of overusing antibiotics on WPSU’s 'Digging Deeper'Guests:Andrew Read – Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology, Eberly Professor of Biotechnology and director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn StateErina MacGeorge – Professor of Communication Sciences at Penn State, specializing in interpersonal and health communication