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Today we talk about Global Health, which is really just Public Health but for the entire world! We discuss the creation of the World Health Organization, the differences between words like endemic/epidemic/pandemic, and learn about some famous (infamous?) pandemics throughout history. Also, we interview Andrew Romaner about his time working with the Carter Center on

Read my lips:  no new laws without research and evidence to support them!  We discuss the history of public health advocacy, the founding of the American Public Health Association, and interview Sari Bilick from Human Impact Partners to learn about Public Health Awakened, a project focused on providing public health professionals with tools to advocate for public health

Would you like some crumpets with your tea and cancer epidemiology?  We were invited to discuss current research in cancer epidemiology with leading faculty at the Moffitt Cancer Center here in Tampa Bay.  We also talk about the history of cancer and how we knew about the dangers of tobacco and smoking way before the

Can’t we all just come to a consensus?  Well, most scientists have–on the subject of climate change.  In this episode, we talk briefly about climate change and discuss how it impacts public health.  We interview Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, the Director of the Center for Climate Change and Health at the Public Health Institute.  Dr. Rudolph discusses how

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