Introducing: A Theranos Whistleblower from A Slight Change of Plans

Bad Blood: The Final Chapter

Jul 11 2022 • 11 mins

Sharing a special episode this week from another podcast, A Slight Change of Plans. On the show, host Dr. Maya Shankar and guests help us better understand who we are and who we become in the face of big change. In this preview, Maya talks to Theranos whistleblower Erika Cheung. Erika’s first job out of college was as a scientist at the now infamous biotech company. Erika realized early on that the company’s proprietary technology was not delivering accurate blood results to patients. And even though she had so much to lose by speaking out, she saw no other option. You can hear the full interview, and more Slight Change of Plans episodes, at Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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