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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

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

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

Is health a human rights issue? Let’s go down a philosophical rabbit hole and find out! Plus, an interview with Dr. Sherry Glied, Dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services under the Obama administration during the rollout of