Podcasts

21. Look Around with Senator Malcolm Augustine

The 2022 Maryland legislative session has begun, and in episode 21 of The Lobby, Damian joins Senator Malcolm Augustine of Prince George's County to look around at the continued sacrifice of his community to battle the pandemic, and look ahead at the realities of another session affected by COVID-19. Join us for a conversation about Augustine's beginnings, delivering for your community, and recognizing the endless dedication and sacrifice of our frontline and medical communities.

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21. Look Around with Senator Malcolm Augustine
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Aaron Tomarchio and Damian O’Doherty discuss growth of TradePoint Atlantic at Costas Inn in Dundalk

Aaron Tomarchio and Damian O’Doherty sit down with Nestor Aparicio and discuss growth at TradePoint Atlantic, how the Port of Baltimore is helping to ease supply chain bottlenecks across the country, and about workforce development in the state.

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Aaron Tomarchio and Damian O’Doherty discuss growth of TradePoint Atlantic at Costas Inn in Dundalk
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The Foodie Queen of Baltimore shares her table and tips

She shares pictures and tips of deliciousness all over town so it’s no shock that Nestor was thrilled to have Charm City Table social media food charmer Simone Phillips by for a taste of the city we all love.

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The Foodie Queen of Baltimore shares her table and tips
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Councilman Quirk moving in a new direction after two decades

Councilman Tom Quirk talks about his next steps as a financial advisor, making a money plan and investing wisely, and his particular love of Catonsville with Don and Nestor at The Beaumont.

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Councilman Quirk moving in a new direction after two decades
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Telling the story of St. Agnes Hospital and Ascension of compassionate care

Ed Lovern, the President and CEO of Ascension St. Agnes Hospital discussed health care in a pandemic and beyond. Finally, Nestor surprised Don with a former student and old friend, assistant women’s basketball coach at CCBC Catonsville, James Thomas.

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Telling the story of St. Agnes Hospital and Ascension of compassionate care
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Omicron in South Africa: The Latest News

Nearly a month into the emergence of omicron, much more is known about how omicron behaves in the real world—thanks to the work of scientists like South Africa’s Dr. Glenda Gray, president and CEO of the South African Medical Research Council, the equivalent of the US’s National Institutes of Health. Dr. Josh Sharfstein talks with Dr. Gray and with Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Chris Beyrer about how omicron was discovered, what we know about it now, and what it means for South Africa and the world. They also discuss the importance of protecting people who are immunocompromised—including those with HIV— to help get the pandemic under control.

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Omicron in South Africa: The Latest News
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20. Dedicating Every Day with Senator Jeff Waldstreicher

In episode 20 of The Lobby, Damian joins with Senator Jeff Waldstreicher to examine the ways that family and fatherhood have shaped their careers. Check out this behind-the-scenes look at one of the General Assembly's biggest stars for a  look at his role as Vice-chair of the Judicial Proceedings Committee, recent events in Montgomery County, and the things that make his district (MD-18) unique in Maryland.

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20. Dedicating Every Day with Senator Jeff Waldstreicher
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Ben Jealous discusses political landscape for next election in a purple Maryland

Ben Jealous discusses the current political landscape in Maryland and his thoughts on the race for the next Governor of Maryland.

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Ben Jealous discusses political landscape for next election in a purple Maryland
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The State of COVID On Campus At The University of Michigan

Dr. Preeti Malani, the University of Michigan’s Chief Health Officer, was a guest on the podcast back in the spring of 2020 and again in the fall of that year talking about how COVID-19 had affected Michigan’s oldest university. Dr. Malani returns to talk with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about how vaccines have made a stark difference for a return to campus this fall, what life looks like on the North Quad and in the residence halls, and how the school is centering the well-being of students who have had to miss out on so much the last two years.

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The State of COVID On Campus At The University of Michigan
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Battling the opioid addiction crisis from Perry Hall and all throughout Maryland

Senator Kathy Klausmeier is joined by Toni Torsch of the Daniel Torsch Foundation to talk with Nestor about the latest surge in overdoses and what is being done to help change the course of the opioid epidemic.

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Battling the opioid addiction crisis from Perry Hall and all throughout Maryland
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