6 episodes

Tune in as we interview cutting-edge scientists, policy experts, entrepreneurs, and advocates as we seek to understand aging across the lifespan and health inequities with aging. Podcast guests will speak about their research or work, ‘aha’ moments, and next topics for exploration. The resources described will be posted to the respective episode’s page for reference. New episodes will be released on the first Wednesday of the month and can be found here, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Aging Fast & Slow Johns Hopkins University

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Tune in as we interview cutting-edge scientists, policy experts, entrepreneurs, and advocates as we seek to understand aging across the lifespan and health inequities with aging. Podcast guests will speak about their research or work, ‘aha’ moments, and next topics for exploration. The resources described will be posted to the respective episode’s page for reference. New episodes will be released on the first Wednesday of the month and can be found here, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Trust: The Anchor of Health Equity

    Trust: The Anchor of Health Equity

    Wrapping up Season 1, Dr. Lisa Cooper stresses the importance of trust as a key ingredient for the patient-physician relationship, community engagement, and crisis response. Podcast References: Race, Gender, and Partnership in the Patient-Physician Relationship Unmasking and Addressing COVID-19’s Toll on Diverse Populations A Game Plan to Help the Most Vulnerable COVID-19 and Health Equity…

    • 15 min
    It Takes a Village: Aging2.0

    It Takes a Village: Aging2.0

    Episode 4 of Aging Fast & Slow highlights how business collaborations drive systems change to achieve social impact. Guest Stephen Johnston describes how Aging2.0 accelerates innovation through its global community and collective intelligence platform to improve the lives of older adults. Podcast References: Aging2.0 Connect with your local Aging2.0 Chapter The Collective Aging2.0’s COVID-19 Request…

    • 17 min
    Kidney Health Equity: We’re All Invested

    Kidney Health Equity: We’re All Invested

    Even amid the COVID-19 outbreak, chronic conditions don’t take a break. In honor of National Kidney Month, we talk to Aging Fast & Slow’s own Dr. Deidra Crews, a nephrologist at Johns Hopkins. She tells us how kidney health inequities impact us all and how common they are. Dr. Crews also helps us understand what…

    • 18 min
    No Longer Seeing Double

    No Longer Seeing Double

    Dr. Keith Whitfield, an expert in aging among African Americans and the Provost at Wayne State University, joins hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews for the second episode of Aging Fast & Slow. Together they discuss the impact of desegregation on cognition by looking at stress and longevity within and among African American families.

    • 18 min
    Social Genomics and Social Justice

    Social Genomics and Social Justice

    Hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews kick off Aging Fast & Slow with guest Dr. Elissa Epel, professor of psychiatry at UCSF. Dr. Epel’s research seeks to understand the root of health disparities, and the role of chronic stress within aging. Together they unpack her recent work which reveals how the impact of systemic oppression is transmitted intergenerationally.

    • 15 min
    Welcome to Aging Fast & Slow

    Welcome to Aging Fast & Slow

    Some people age faster than others, but why? Our podcast hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton, a nurse practitioner with a research degree, and Dr. Deidra Crews, a nephrologist, will seek to answer this question. They will talk to scientists, policy experts, and innovators to better understand aging across the life course, and also differences in aging - due to societal structures, community factors, and even our own cells.

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Niecey Lynn ,

Excellent Information

An outstanding podcast tha really highlights important age related issues.

A.W.gezunt ,

Informative & scientific, explained well, with an eye on social justice

Very interesting podcast! Science is well explained for anyone within the field or out! And the eye on social justice is both informative and fascinating. Makes you wanna get involved somehow someway! 😊 Definitely recommend!

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