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The Public Health Podcast

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...


Oct 28, 2020

Regardless of which side you’re on, chances are, you’re keyed up for election night. To quell these anxieties, Ryan and Katie solicit the advice of three medical professionals for how to stay calm and healthy during election night, the best ways to engage family members with different political views, and what to do...


Oct 15, 2020

Ryan's future sister-in-law and public health expert, Robin Pfohman, joins The Public Health Podcast to discuss her work with the Community Resilience and Equity Program, serving vulnerable populations in Seattle and King County. 

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Sep 23, 2020

Sustainability expert Tony Schifano, Founder and CEO of Antos Environmental, joins Ryan and Katie to discuss the massive issue of waste management in hospitals and what health care organizations (and everyone) can do to reduce the ballooning amount of waste we produce every day. 

Hospitals produce 6,600 tons of waste...