Category Archives: Podcasts

Podcast: The Pursuit of Health Equity Through Nursing Research and Education

The first installment of this limited podcast series focuses on defining health equity research and how Dr. Ron Hickman, Associate Dean for Research at Case Western Reserve University, is using his platforms as nursing scientist and dean to advance health equity research and education. Welcome to the first episode of Health Equity in High Definition, a podcast series that showcases

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The Toll of COVID-19 on the Public Health Workforce: An Interview with Dr. Brian Castrucci

“We’re pushing all the chips into the middle of the table, and we don’t have strong cards… We’ve just had one of the worst pandemics in our history, and we are rolling back public health authority. It’s one of the worst decisions we could possibly make.” ~ Brian C. Castrucci, DrPH, MA In this episode of the Editor’s Podcast, I

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Guiding the Nation’s Health Statistics to Improve Population Health

Brian C Moyer Podcast

Editor-in-chief Lloyd F. Novick speaks with Dr. Brian C. Moyer, Director of the National Center for Health Statistics, about Healthy People 2030. Dr. Brian C. Moyer is the Director of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), an important resource guiding America’s health. As director, Dr. Moyer provides executive leadership and strategic direction for the Center’s statistical programs and policies.

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Podcast: Reimagining Public Health as Art, Letters, Poems, and Stories

In this episode of JPHMP Direct TALK, guests Dr. Juliet Iwelunmor, Dr. Ucheoma Nwaozuru, and Ms. Alexis Engelhart describe a new public health literary journal called LIGHT that aims to center the public in public health. Leaders Igniting Generational Healing & Transformation (LIGHT) reimagines public health as we know it, particularly with bringing the “public” back into health. LIGHT believes

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Advancing Racial Equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Dawn Hunter and Zo Mpofu talk about their work in developing a countywide Racial Equity Action Plan to support transformative dialogue, increase civic engagement, and formalize efforts to advance racial equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Within the past year, the City of Asheville and Buncombe County, NC, have declared racism a public health crisis and implemented a number of

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Improving Public Health by Utilizing a Systems Change Lens

JPHMP Editor-in-chief Lloyd Novick speaks with Kristina Y. Risley and Christina R. Welter about best practices for enacting change at different levels while describing the factors, processes, skills, and tools required for leading complex change.  We live in an increasingly complex world. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, deepening racial, health, and social inequities have only accentuated this complexity. More

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Public Deliberation: A Model for Engaging Communities in Decision Making

Maya Scherer and Alexandra Kamler describe the value of using public deliberation to set priorities for COVID-19 vaccine distribution for essential workers in New York City. During 2020, in anticipation of a limited supply of vaccine in New York City (NYC), the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene sought guidance from members of the public about the fairest approach

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Making the “Invisible” Visible: Battling Structural Racism Against Asians in the US

Editor-in-chief Dr. Lloyd Novick speaks with Dr. Naoko Muramatsu about Battling Structural Racism Against Asians in the United States: Call for Public Health to Make the “Invisible” Visible, an article which appears in a new supplement, Public Health Interventions to Address Health Disparities Associated with Structural Racism. Violence and discrimination against Asians escalated during the COVID-19 pandemic, fueled by slurs

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A Conversation About Healthy People 2030 with Assistant Secretary for Health, Admiral Rachel L. Levine

Associate Editor Justin B. Moore speaks with Admiral Rachel L. Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health, about the role of Healthy People 2030. Admiral Rachel L. Levine serves as the 17th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. She fights every day to

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