46 episodes

Healthy You explores the public health landscape and how it impacts your personal health and wellbeing. In each episode we tackle some of the most pressing health concerns of today. Whether you’re looking to start a career in public health, make a change in your life, or just learn something new, this podcast is for you.

Healthy You The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health

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Healthy You explores the public health landscape and how it impacts your personal health and wellbeing. In each episode we tackle some of the most pressing health concerns of today. Whether you’re looking to start a career in public health, make a change in your life, or just learn something new, this podcast is for you.

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Leana Wen

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Leana Wen

    COVID-19 is surging in the United States. States are setting single-day COVID records and hospitals in some places are at capacity, bordering on record admittances. In this episode, we have a follow-up appointment with Dr. Leana Wen to discuss the current state of affairs of the COVID crisis and how we, as a nation, can move forward and save lives. 

    Hosted by Frank Sesno, Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of the GWSPH and the GWSMPA.

    • 20 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Loretta DiPietro

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Loretta DiPietro

    Many experts have voiced concern about weight gain and loss of activity during this pandemic. Dr. Loretta DiPietro, a professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the GWSPH, discusses current trends in physical activity during this pandemic and how the need for people to move more and sit less. 

    Hosted by Frank Sesno, Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of the GWSPH and SMPA.

    • 18 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Amita Vyas

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Amita Vyas

    Professor and the Maternal and Child Health Program director Amita Vyas joins Frank to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting the dynamic of families and parents across the nation. She also shares what it was like to work with Mother Theresa in Calcutta, India early in her career.

    Hosted by Frank Sesno, Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and the School of Media and Public Affairs.

    • 17 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Adnan Hyder and Dr. Nino Paichadze

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Adnan Hyder and Dr. Nino Paichadze

    Research has also shown that vulnerable populations are targeted by industries that promote products that are fundamentally detrimental to their health, such as alcohol, tobacco, and guns. Director and Associate Director of the Center for Commercial Determinants of Health Dr. Hyder and Dr. Paichadze discuss this newer field of research and how they plan to hold these industries accountable.

    Hosted by Frank Sesno, Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of the GWSPH and SMPA.

    • 18 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Melissa Perry

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Melissa Perry

    Dr. Melissa Perry, professor and chair of the department of environmental and occupational health discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has created higher demands during the workday, increased feelings of isolation in work settings, and why people are feeling more anxious and depressed than ever before. Hosted by Frank Sesno, Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and the School of Media and Public Affairs.

    • 16 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Robert Redfield

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Robert Redfield

    In live conversation during Research! America’s 2020 Virtual National Health Research Forum Frank is joined by CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield to talk about pressing community health threats such as COVID-19, vaccine confidence, the opioid crisis, and more.
    Hosted by Frank Sesno, Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and the School of Media and Public Affairs.

    • 22 min

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