In this episode, Alonzo Plough and Glen Mays discuss ways the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI) can be used to guide change, the role geographic differences play in preparedness levels, how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed health inequities, and much more.

Alonzo Plough is the vice president of research-evaluation-learning and chief science officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Glen Mays is the director of the NHSPI Program Office and chair of the Department of Health, Management, and Policy at the Colorado School of Public Health.