Jeff & Jenn Podcast

Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: Dr. Sammarco

Hamilton County’s Coroner, Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, has one of the toughest jobs in public service. Much of her time is spent fighting on the front lines of our region’s opiod crisis. Last year, she was thrust into the national spotlight to clarify differing accounts of what led to the death of Otto Warmbier, while an escalating war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong Un played out on Twitter. Who leaves a lucrative career as a neuroradiologist to lead one of the most neglected and underfunded departments in Hamilton County? This woman does. She’s my “Person of Interest” this week…and I found her fascinating!

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