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Episode #07: Eduardo Gómez

Eduardo Gómez
Eduardo Gómez

Eduardo Gómez is an internationally known expert on global health and political science, a frequent contributor on major news networks, and one of the founding professors in Lehigh’s new College of Health. But, he admits, he was a less-than-dedicated high school student.

Listen as Gomez talks with President John Simon about developing personal discipline, his passion for academics, and how he finds himself making societal change happen at the intersection of political science and health.


Episode Extras 

Announcement: Lehigh welcomes Eduardo Gómez 

Current Research: Read Gómez’s take on politics and pandemic in Brazil in his recent article in The Lancet, “Political and institutional perils of Brazil's COVID-19 crisis.”

About the College of Health: Lehigh’s College of Health is the first institution in the world to offer undergraduate, graduate and executive degrees and certificates in population health with a focus on health innovation and technology.

In the Spotlight: In April, Gómez was featured on the BBC World News to speak about COVID-19 in Brazil and the major health crisis. 

Video: Eduardo Gómez Demonstrates an Omoplata Sweep

Video: Health, Science & Technology (HST) Building | Beam Topping Fall 2020