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
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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An outstanding podcast tha really highlights important age related issues.
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!