Michael Brady, MD, FAAP
The Egg Recall and Other Sources of Salmonella Poisoning
CDC is collaborating with public health officials in multiple states, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to investigate a nationwide increase of Salmonella.
Dr. Michael Brady, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Ohio State University, and Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases, comes on the show to discuss the latest egg recall and to help parents keep their children safe from salmonella in eggs and from many other sources of salmonella poisoning - pet turtles, dog food and uncooked meats.
Dr. Michael Brady received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Dr. Brady completed his post-graduate training in Pediatrics at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His subspecialty training in pediatric infectious diseases was performed at Baylor College of Medicine. On completion of his training in 1983, Dr. Brady returned to Columbus as a faculty member at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. He is currently a Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. He is the Physician-In-Chief of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He created the HIV Program at Columbus Children’s Hospital in 1985 and has been a Physician Director since that time. He was the Chairman of the Infection Control Committee and Physician Director of the Department of Epidemiology until he became department chair in 2006. Dr. Brady was named to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Committee) and currently serves as its Chair.
Melanie Cole, M.S.