Editor in Chief @ AJPH
Epidemiologist, MD PHD
AJPH 3/2021 "PANDEMICS IN THE USA, CHINA, AND SPAIN A CENTURY AGO VS TODAY" (ENGLISH)
History has always occupied an important place in the Journal. In this podcast, we show how the tables were turned over the course of a century and left three countries, the USA, China, and Spain, in very different relations to each other and to the pandemics in just about a century. I am meeting with with Dr. Ted Brown and Dr. Miguel Hernan in a panel session and separately with Dr. Ruth Rogaski to explore these historical turnarounds.
AJPH 1/2021 "GETTING READY FOR A FUTURE PANDEMIC WORSE THAN COVID-19" (ENGLISH)
Mark Ryan, from WHO, points out that we may still not facing what “the big one”. I met with Dr Renuka Tiperneni (U. Michigan), Dr Jeremy Greene (Johns Hopkins), and Dr. Rebekah Gee (Louisiana State U) to explore how public health can be galvanized so that a new administration best prepares the country to face a future pandemic that is worse than Covid-19.
AJPH CHINESE Podcast, "REVIEW OF THE SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER 2020 ISSUES OF AJPH"
Regional Editor of AJPH, Professor Stella Yu, assisted by contributor
Pengfei Guo, a doctoral student at Yale University, reviews some
articles recently published in the September to December issues of
AJPH. The guest presenter is Professor Yinghua Ma , Associate
Director of the Adolescent Health Institute at Beijing University. She
discussed the article on “Body Mass Index Trajectory and Incident
Hypertension: Results From a Longitudinal Cohort of Chinese
Children and Adolescents, 2006–2016”.
AJPH 1/2021 "WHY INTERSECTIONALITY CAPTIVATES EARLY CAREER PUBLIC HEALTH FOLKS?" (ENGLISH)
In this podcast, with Profs. Lisa Bowleg (AJPH & GWU), Skyler Jackson, (Yale) and Jennifer Nazareno (Brown), we discuss what is intersectionality and why early career public health researchers are attracted by a framework that is premised on the interplay of science and society and on the heterogeneity of people’s lived experiences. It also features a song by KJ Denhert.
AJPH 12/2020 "REDUCING WASTEFUL MEDICAL CARE SPENDING: KEY TO REINVENTING PUBLIC HEALTH?" (ENGLISH)
We review the evidence relating medical care expenses and health and discuss whether diverting part of the resources now wasted in medical care, which is expensive per capita and of inequitable access, and investing these resources in prevention can help reinvent public health. My Guests are Dr Sanne Magnan (MN) and Professors Phillis Meadows (MI)and Mac McCullough (AZ).
AJPH CHINESE Podcast, "REVIEW OF THE JUNE, JULY & AUGUST 2020 ISSUES OF AJPH"
Regional Editor of AJPH, Professor Stella Yu, reviews some articles
recently published in the June, July, and August issues of AJPH,
including: financial toll of untreated perinatal mood and anxiety
disorders, Covid-19 in Asia, and impact of Covid-19 and Asian
populations in the US. The guest presentation features a preview of
the article, entitled, “Estimation of the outbreak severity and
evaluation of epidemic prevention ability of COVID-19 by province in
China”, presented by Yilei Ma, a doctoral candidate at Huazhong
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Alfredo is an awesome host
Just listened to the episode on vaping. In depth but not in the weeds. Also did a great job of showcasing two sides of debate while ensuring that both of those sides were based in the science.