Pearls of Wellness is an episodic podcast that explores the health and wellness of the African American community. The show will examine the social determinants of health in an open forum discussion with African American experts.
Pearls of Wellness - Celebrating the Possibilities
Diedre Johnson, CEO of The Centre for African American Health, Introduces herself and the podcast, Pearls of Wellness.
Education Series Part 1: Pipeline from Pre-School to Prison
Deidre Johnson and her special guest, Dr. Rosemarie Allen, President and CEO, of the Institute for Racial Equity and Excellence (IREE,) discuss the high explosion rates among black kids starting as early as preschool.
Deidre Johnson closes out the inaugural Pearls of Wellness season with her special guest, Jice Johnson, Consultant, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, of the Black Business Initiative.
Education Series Part 2: Expanding Higher Education
Deidre Johnson examines higher education with her special guest, Janiece Z. Mackey, PhD, and CEO of Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism (YAASPA.)
Maternal Mental & Physical Health
Deidre Johnson and her special guest, Patrece Hairston Peetz, PsyD, have a passionate and personal discussion centered on maternity health.
Lifestyle Series Part 2: Holistic Eastern Medicine
Deidre Johnson will discuss Holistic Eastern Medicine with her special guest, Timothy Farad of Yin Fire Acupuncture.