10 episodes

Explore the public health crises that are threatening our families, our communities and our collective future… and the people who have devoted their careers to analyzing, uncovering and inventing new solutions.

5 Percent and Falling NYU School of Global Public Health

    • Courses
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

Explore the public health crises that are threatening our families, our communities and our collective future… and the people who have devoted their careers to analyzing, uncovering and inventing new solutions.

    Episode 1: Save 96

    Episode 1: Save 96

    On average, 96 lives are lost everyday in the United States due to gun violence. By the time you’ve finished listening to this podcast episode, an average of 2 precious lives were ended. What can we do when the health of the public conflicts with the interests of the rich and powerful? In this episode we bring you stories about public health researchers and policy makers who are on the front lines of preventing gun violence, in communities, states, and hopefully, one day, our country.
    Thank you to our guests for this episode, Ted Alcorn and Renee Hopkins.
    To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

    • 38 min
    Season 2 Preview

    Season 2 Preview

    Season 2 of 5% and Falling is coming soon in 2019. Special thanks to Ted Alcorn, Ernest Drucker, Joshua Epstein, Renée Hopkins, Elizabeth Kaziunas, Thomas Kirchner and S. Matthew Liao.
    To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

    • 5 min
    Episode 7: Activation

    Episode 7: Activation

    This is the final episode of Season 1 of the 5% and Falling podcast. In this episode, we investigate how empathy, knowledge and evidence come together to enable change, to reduce suffering and improve lives. Throughout this season, we brought you stories of public health in action, from the small town of Kabwe in Zambia to the bustling avenues of New York City. And the stories presented here are just the beginning. As you listen to this episode, maybe while you’re driving to work, cooking dinner, or riding the bus, we encourage you to take a moment and think about what causes motivate you. How can you make an impact in your community? Whose champion will YOU be?
    Thank you to our guests for this episode, Julie Avina, Julia Cartwright and Melody Goodman. To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu

    • 35 min
    Episode 6: Domino

    Episode 6: Domino

    What happens when small events accumulate, build momentum and create an unstoppable force? How can we put the lid back on pandora’s box? In this episode, we bring you stories about people who study the world’s most dangerous infectious diseases and how a group of brilliant minds in both government and academia are devoting their careers to tracking and preventing the next epidemic.
    Thank you to our guests for this episode, David Abramson, Natalie DeGraaf and Christiana Coyle.
    To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

    • 35 min
    Episode 5: Hypnosis

    Episode 5: Hypnosis

    How do we make free choices in a world full of suggestion? What we choose to eat, drink and breathe directly affects how we nourish the cells within our bodies. In this episode we investigate the power of suggestion and the power of information (or misinformation), from nutrition labels to soda taxes, and tobacco addiction to obesity awareness.
    Thank you to our guests for this episode, Marie Bragg, Cheryl Healton, Alysa Miller and Marion Nestle.
    To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

    • 32 min
    Episode 4: Collision

    Episode 4: Collision

    What can happen when good forces collide? Who is helped? Who is left behind? In this episode, we discover what happens when multiple forces try to do good, share information and learnings from the field, and bring their expertise and resources to help the most vulnerable populations around the world. But despite our best intentions, how can we be sure those most in need don't get left behind?
    Thank you to our guests for this episode, Peter Navario and Tara Shirazian.
    To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

01903810927102983 ,

Highly reccomended

There are only a handful of podcasts out there that focus on public health, however, this is the only podcast that explores public health in such depth and variety.

Mr. Chris A. ,

Fresh, new perspective on public health topics

Really enjoying this podcast! They bring a fresh and new perspective to understanding public health issues around the world.

samanthal_n ,

Great Podcast

Super excited to hear content that tacles public health at various intersections. Well-rounded outlook and study into the public health system today.

Top Podcasts In Courses

Listeners Also Subscribed To