Episode 15 - Moffitt Cancer Center Epidemiology Tea

July 19, 2017

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 1950s.

Also, a shoutout to the Health Impact Partners new resource tool for Health Departments:  http://healthequityguide.org/ 

Special thanks to the wonderful epidemiologyb team at Moffitt:

Peter Kanetsky, PhD, MPH
Anna R. Giuliano, PhD
Jong Y. Park, PhD
Christine M. Pierce, PhD, MPH
Stephanie L. Schmidt, PhD, MPH

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 14 - Public Health and Climate Change

July 6, 2017

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 can harness the power of public health efforts to impact climate change and explains "health in all policies."  We also talk with Dayna Lazarus, a community organizer with Organize Florida.  Dayna is a passionate climate change and social justice advocate here in the Tampa Bay area.  We discuss what community organizing is and why it is important to moving policy forward in addressing issues like climate change.

Looking for more information about how to get involved?

Dr. Rudolph recommends getting involved with:  http://usclimateandhealthalliance.org/ 

We also mentioned Public Health Awakened; you can find their information here:  http://publichealthawakened.com/ 

For more information about climate change and health:  

Scientific American Article (referenced in podcast)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  Climate Change & Health Effects

NASA:  Climate Change Evidence

World Health Organization:  Climate Change

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.

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Episode 13 - Total Fecal

June 20, 2017

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 people with diarrhea.

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 12 - Interlude

June 9, 2017

Quinn and Linsey catch up on current events, news, and how to feel during this crazy moment in history.  

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 11 - Public Health & Social Marketing Pt. 2

May 25, 2017

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 answers to this important questions.  In this episode, we interview Jeff Jordan, President, and Executive Creative Director of Rescue the Behavior Change Agency on the definition of social marketing and his work on social branding.  Enjoy the second part of our two-part series on the World Social Marketing Conference in Washington, D.C.

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 10 - Public Health & Social Marketing Pt. 1

May 25, 2017

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 tobacco marketing and advertising.  Enjoy the first part of our two-part series on the World Social Marketing Conference in Washington, D.C.

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.

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Episode 9 - Mother’s Day BONUS Episode!

May 12, 2017

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 work to do. Also, we have some surprise guests. 

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist with help from Will Baldwin.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.

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Episode 8 - What is Environmental Health?

May 11, 2017

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 was added to just about everything despite manufacturers knowing it was a deadly poison.

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist with help from Will Baldwin.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.

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Episode 7 - Public Health and HIV/AIDS

April 27, 2017

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 well as a Diversity and Inclusion consultant and Candace Dornstauder, RN, a former HIV Nurse Case Manager and Medical and Education Services Supervisor for the AIDS Service Association of Pinellas.  

tl;dr Get tested, educate yourself, talk about sex openly, listen and learn from the population you serve and don't be afraid to volunteer and get your feet wet.

For more information about HIV/AIDS, visit www.aids.gov

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 6 - How to Gain Experience in Public Health

April 13, 2017
f 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.
 
PS: Remember to proof-read your essays.
 
Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.
 
Today’s background music by longzijun.
Our theme is "Take Your Medicine" by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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