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It’s the poopisode!  Take a seat, drop the kids off at the pool, and file your paperwork because we’re talking about the history of waste management and public health hygiene efforts.  We also talk with Mackenzie Tewell, a foodborne illness epidemiologist at the Arizona State Health Department, about her work in tracking outbreaks and interviewing

On March 30th, 2017, we sat down with Roy Grant, associate editor at the American Journal of Public Health, to talk about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on public health.  We also explored current policy proposals for its replacement as well as how we, as scientists, can be better communicators to policymakers and

Got milk?  Do widely recognized campaigns like this make audiences want to drink more milk?  We travel to the World Social Marketing Conference to find the answer to this important question.  In this episode, we interview Jeff Jordan, President, and Executive Creative Director of Rescue the Behavior Change Agency on the definition of social marketing

What is social marketing and where does it fit in the field of public health?  We travel to the World Social Marketing Conference to find the answers to this important questions.  In this episode, we interview Dr. Becky Freeman from the University of Syndey on the definition of social marketing and her research on digital

We are headed to the World Social Marketing Conference in D.C. to promote Viral, and to interview some of the most prominent social marketers in the field.   We’ll be walking around asking conference participants about their experience and work in social marketing and how it relates to public health.  If you’re headed to the conference

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone out there! Did you know public health has a field devoted to moms and their babies? It’s called maternal and child health. We take for granted the medical advances in pregnancy and childbirth over the past century, but in many areas of the world, we still have a lot of

What is environmental health? Why do we need the EPA? What does pea soup have to do with this episode? Today we talk about environmental health and touch on a couple of topics of interest. Also, David Rosner, PhD, MPH, from Columbia University joins us for a conversation about lead, health disparities, and why lead

In this episode, we explore the human stories, history, and work around the HIV/AIDS epidemic.  Linsey discusses her work as an HIV case manager and we interview to local health professionals with experience in the HIV/AIDS field.  Our guests include Naomi Ardjomandkermani, MPH, a local public health professional working as the Ryan White Planning Manager as

If you’re graduating from a public health program this spring, this episode is for you! Today we talk about post-graduate (undergraduate and master’s level) opportunities for people who want to get experience in public health but don’t know how to get their foot in the collective door of the field. In summary: fellowships, they’re cool.