The private sector has long shaped the world around us, influencing the conditions that create health. However, systematic study of how commercial forces shape health is relatively nascent. This conversation will feature several contributing authors from the recent book, The Commercial Determinants of Health to discuss why commercial determinants matter and how the field stands to grow and evolve.



Money Power Health, a podcast hosted by Dr. Nason Maani, lecturer in inequalities and global health policy at the University of Edinburghs Global Health Policy Unit.


  • Headshot of Salma Abdalla

    Salma Abdalla

    Assistant Professor, Global Health and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health (SPH'16,'22)

  • Headshot of Lisa Bero

    Lisa Bero

    Professor of Medicine and Public Health & Chief Scientist, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

  • Headshot of Nicholas Freudenberg

    Nicholas Freudenberg

    Distinguished Professor of Public Health, City University of New York School of Public Health

  • Headshot of May van Schalkwyk

    May van Schalkwyk

    Specialty Public Health Registrar, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • Headshot of Nick Florko

    Nicholas Florko

    Reporter, Commercial Determinants of Health, STAT (MODERATOR)


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