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POPulation Health Plug-In is a podcast series that highlights emerging public health topics and issues that affect population health. Produced by the UAB School of Public Health, this show interviews experts from academia, practitioners in the field, and alumni to delve deeper into a variety of health-related topics. The broadcast also raises awareness of the work community-based organizations do to improve population health and healthcare in our community and how the UAB School of Public Health partners with these organizations.

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POPulation Health Plug-In is a podcast series that highlights emerging public health topics and issues that affect population health. Produced by the UAB School of Public Health, this show interviews experts from academia, practitioners in the field, and alumni to delve deeper into a variety of health-related topics. The broadcast also raises awareness of the work community-based organizations do to improve population health and healthcare in our community and how the UAB School of Public Health partners with these organizations.

    Career Conversation with Stacie June Shelton, MPH

    Career Conversation with Stacie June Shelton, MPH

    Career Conversations is an opportunity for you to hear from a UAB School of Public Health alum. During this episode, Meena Nabavi, MPH, interviews SOPH Alum Stacie June Shelton, Global Head of Education and Advocacy, Dove Self-Esteem Project, Unilever, Dove Global Masterbrand, London, United Kingdom. Ms. Shelton received an MPH from the SOPH in 2001 with a Behavioral Health concentration.

    • 23 min
    Career Conversation with Jeff Stover, MPH

    Career Conversation with Jeff Stover, MPH

    Career Conversations is an opportunity to hear from a UAB School of Public Health alum. In this Career Conversation, Elena Kidd, MPH, will interview SOPH Alum Jeff Stover, Executive Advisor to the Health Commissioner at the Virginia Department of Health. Mr. Stover received an MPH from the SOPH in 1997 in Epidemiology.

    • 19 min
    Your Questions Answered about the HPV Vaccine

    Your Questions Answered about the HPV Vaccine

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can prevent cervical cancer cases plus a range of other cancers, including many for which there is no routine screening. In this episode of Population Health Plug-In, Dr. Andrzej Kulczycki dives deep into who should get the HPV vaccine, vaccine safety and efficacy, as well as what is needed to improve HPV vaccination rates in the United States.

    • 19 min
    Everything you need to know about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    Everything you need to know about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It’s so common that approximately 80% of people will be infected with HPV at some point. In most cases, HPV goes away on its own and does not cause any health problems. But when HPV does not go away, it can cause health problems like genital warts and cancer. In this episode of Population Health Plug-In, Dr. Andrzej Kulczycki shares information about HPV, risk factors for developing cancer, how HPV is spread, signs and symptoms, and much more.

    • 23 min
    Career Conversation: Meet Rosalind Robinson, (SOPH ’01) Alum

    Career Conversation: Meet Rosalind Robinson, (SOPH ’01) Alum

    Join us as we talk to University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health alum Rosalind Robinson. Ms. Robinson graduated with a Master’s of Public Health degree in International Health and Epidemiology from the UAB SOPH in 2001. Rosalind has been a part of the organ and tissue donation community for more than 15 years. She currently holds the position of the Assistant Manager of the Family Care Coordinator Program at LifeLink of Georgia. LifeLink of Georgia is a non-profit community service organization dedicated to the recovery of life-saving and life-enhancing organs and tissue for transplantation therapy.

    More Information:
    https://registerme.org/
    https://www.lifelinkfoundation.org/

    • 15 min
    Homelessness in the time of COVID-19

    Homelessness in the time of COVID-19

    As most of America has been asked to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic and limit exposure to others, there is a group of people who cannot: the homeless. Ms. Carrie Leland, Executive Director of Pathways, joins us to talk about this vulnerable population during the pandemic and how a local shelter, Pathways, is able to safely provide housing, care, and food to this population.

    • 22 min

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