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The Public Health Podcast

May 27, 2021

Lyndsay Springer has turned a tragedy into a force for good. After her husband Chike passed away after a battle with Lymphoma, she worked with his family to establish the Chike Springer Foundation, which is charting a new course to improve treatment outcomes and increase diversity in cancer research. 

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Mar 22, 2021

Anyone seeking medical treatment hopes to get better. But what happens when treatment make things worse?

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD joins The Public Health Podcast to discuss her book, When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error

She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, the first...


Mar 19, 2021

The medical ICU -- reserved for dire medical situations -- can be one of the most intense units of a hospital. Those who work there on a daily basis may never picture themselves as patients in the unit. Philadelphia-based medical ICU nurse, Jelena DeCarolis, joins The Public Health Podcast to share her experience...


Dec 10, 2020

For many, the road to become a nurse is challenging. Bev Warne, an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe, tells us how this road can be even tougher for Native Americans. Bev joins The Public Health Podcast to discuss her work with the Native American Nursing Education Center at South Dakota State University.

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Nov 11, 2020

How much do you know about chronic disease and what really determines patient success? 

Garry Welch, PhD, an expert in behavior medicine for chronic disease care, joins The Public Health Podcast to discuss all of the surprising behavioral, motivational, and psychological drivers of chronic disease.

Dr. Welch is the...