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Dr Alisa Minkin, MD hosts JOWMA's podcast and shares preventative health information geared to members of the Orthodox Jewish community.

JOWMA (Jewish Orthodox Women's Medical Association) Podcast JewishPodcasts.org

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 38 Ratings

Dr Alisa Minkin, MD hosts JOWMA's podcast and shares preventative health information geared to members of the Orthodox Jewish community.

    A Healthier Divorce with Anna Sherman and Yael Braun

    A Healthier Divorce with Anna Sherman and Yael Braun

    Trigger Warning: This episode is for mature audiences only and covers topics such as spouse abuse, substance abuse, mental illness and more. 

    Mrs. Yael Braun is an advocate, the first toeiness in the United States, and the founder of Superior Family Liaison Services. In addition to fiercely representing her clients in Bais Din, Mrs. Braun flawlessly bridges the gap between Rabonim, askonim, mediators, arbitrators, attorneys, and her clients. Her knowledge, experience, and professionalism gives her the expertise to best guide her clients on every aspect of their marital dispute. Mrs. Braun is widely acknowledged as an unmatched champion for the rights of her clients. Mrs. Braun will do everything needed to insure her clients are properly advocated for in Bais Din, mediation, and arbitration. With her deep compassion and unwavering attention to detail, she navigates her clients through the unsettling time of getting divorced. 

    Mrs. Braun’s creativity, outside of the box thinking, loyalty, and dedication to her clients remains unmatched. Yael can be found on Instagram @thedivorcespecialist

    Anna Sherman is a Registered Psychotherapist, Maternal Mental Health Practitioner and Clinical Supervisor in Toronto. She works with individuals, couples and families, as well as supervises qualifying therapists in their training. She helps her clients to heal and overcome trauma, fears and emotional blocks in their lives and relationships by building skills and tools to help them help themselves! Anna loves working with new mothers and helping women to live empowered, authentic and intentional lives. 

    Anna holds a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and is specially trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), The Gottman Method, Maternal Mental Health, Family Systems Theory, Mindfulness Meditation and Psychodynamic Therapy. Anna can be found at annashermanrp.com and on Instagram @anna_sherman_psychotherapist.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    More Pandemic Pregnancy with Dr. Denise Moses

    More Pandemic Pregnancy with Dr. Denise Moses

    Denise Moses, MD FACOG is a board-certified OB/GYN. Dr. Moses is a true New Yorker, born and raised in  Brooklyn. She received her undergraduate degree at CUNY Brooklyn and medical degree at SUNY Downstate. Dr. Moses completed residency at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Health System and currently works at a private practice located in Queens, NY, called Healthcare for All Women.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Truth or Consequences: Straight Talk on COVID-19 and Public Health Messaging With Nesha Abramson, BS, CLD, EMT-B

    Truth or Consequences: Straight Talk on COVID-19 and Public Health Messaging With Nesha Abramson, BS, CLD, EMT-B

    Nesha Abramson, BS, CLD, EMT-B is the Director of Brooklyn Outreach at Community Counter, and is active in several other Chareidi health related organizations where she works on compassionate and empathic health messaging surrounding issues that effect these communities. Nesha’s achievements include initiatives that had doulas reinstated in NYC area hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic and establishing free access to CPR classes and AEDs for over 50 Brooklyn area schools. Nesha is passionate about treating every situation with a dose of kindness and grit. When Nesha isn’t talking about vaccines, you can find her playing lego with her 8 year old son.

    Join us Thursday nights at 8 PM EST on Instagram live @jowma_org for our latest podcast discussions!!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Bedtime! Adventures in Pediatric Sleep with Dr. Kristin Kelly-Pieper

    Bedtime! Adventures in Pediatric Sleep with Dr. Kristin Kelly-Pieper

    Dr. Kristin Kelly-Pieper is the pulmonary director of the Pediatric Sleep Disorders program at Cohen Children’s Medical Center.  After graduating the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she continued her training at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Children’s Hospital of New York, and the Sleep Disorders Institute of New York Medical College. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Sleep Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonology. She is an assistant professor at Hofstra University Medical School.  Her clinical practice includes the full spectrum of pediatric sleep disorders from sleep disordered breathing to insomnia to restless leg syndrome. She also interprets polysomnograms on children who undergo sleep studies from newborns up to young adults and is actively involved in quality improvement projects for the pediatric sleep laboratory.

    • 43 min
    Breastfeeding Is Normal: Health Care Professionals Can Support You With Dr. Lauren Macaluso

    Breastfeeding Is Normal: Health Care Professionals Can Support You With Dr. Lauren Macaluso

    Dr. Lauren Macaluso is a board certified pediatrician and lactation consultant with a breastfeeding medicine private practice. She provides specialized medical care for breastfeeding mothers and their children. She is proud to have a medical practice where a mother can get her and her baby's breastfeeding needs met in one place. She attended Cornell University for her undergraduate studies and was an All Ivy field hockey player. She received her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and completed her pediatric residency at Children's National Medical Center of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Her special interest in breastfeeding started after nursing her own two children while working part-time with medical students and residents in the newborn nursery. She identified a need for breastfeeding focused care and started her practice in 2006. Dr. Macaluso is a fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Pediatrics New York Chapter 2 Co- Breastfeeding Coordinator.  She is a partner in Allied Physicians Group, the largest private medical partnership in the New York Metropolitan area.

    Join us Thursday nights at 8 PM EST on Instagram live @jowma_org for our latest podcast discussions!!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    CLICKBAIT: Follow the Data, Not the Headlines! With Nini Munoz

    CLICKBAIT: Follow the Data, Not the Headlines! With Nini Munoz

    Nini Munoz, originally from Barranquilla, Colombia, obtained her PhD in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 2014. She completed her BS from Cornell as well. She currently works as the fabrication, design, and process integration lead engineer of inertial navigation systems for Garmin International in Goleta CA. Prior to working in the aviation sector, she worked extensively on the design of vacuum systems and materials characterization for semiconductor processing. She specialized in the design of sensors for electrochemical detection and neural interfaces, culminating with her graphene sensor work interfacing with the enteric nervous system of mice. When not working, Nini enjoys spending her time producing bilingual STEM content for the science communication community, taking long walks with her husband, sewing, and playing with her dog, Kona.

    https://linktr.ee/niniandthebrain

    Join us Thursday nights at 8 PM EST on Instagram live @jowma_org for our latest podcast discussions!!

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

TASMDCLC ,

Two thumbs up

Great choice of health topics. Quality medical information delivered well for easy listening.

AvivBerk ,

Excellent Resource

Excellent podcast with helpful and digestible information on a range of topics. Thank you JOWMA!!

SHB116 ,

Refreshing

The care Dr. Minkin uses to create thoughtful and thought provoking podcasts is self-evident. Not to mention her ability to consistently find top notch guests.

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