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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.

Population Health Plug-In University of Alabama at Birmingham

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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.

    The Early Learning Center at Pathways: Providing Care to Homeless Children and Families

    The Early Learning Center at Pathways: Providing Care to Homeless Children and Families

    According to Pathways’ news release, one in 23 children in Alabama will experience homelessness before the age of six and most of the state’s homeless children in that age group living in Jefferson County. Only three percent of those children have access to federally-funded early childhood education. Ms. Carrie Leland, Executive Director of Pathways, joins us to talk about this population and how Pathways is able to provide care for homeless children through their new Early Learning Center.

    • 19 min
    Interning with Coosa Riverkeeper: A Conversation with Aaron Royer

    Interning with Coosa Riverkeeper: A Conversation with Aaron Royer

    On this episode of Population Health Plug-In, we interview recent SOPH alum, Aaron Royer, about his summer internship with the Coosa Riverkeeper. Aaron shares information about the Riverkeeper, activities he coordinated, and tips for future students considering completing internships.

    • 8 min
    Sustainability at UAB

    Sustainability at UAB

    Ms. Bambi Ingram and Dr. Julie Price join the podcast to talk about sustainability, what it is and what UAB and the School of Public Health are doing to help reduce waste and protect the environment. For more information on sustainability programs and initiatives at UAB please visit https://www.uab.edu/sustainability.

    • 14 min
    From UAB to JCDH: A Conversation with Ashley Chappell, MPH

    From UAB to JCDH: A Conversation with Ashley Chappell, MPH

    In this podcast, Ashley Chappell, MPH and Greg Pavela, PhD discuss the educational and research experiences leading to Ashley's current position as a Disease Intervention Specialist at the Jefferson County Department of Health.

    • 19 min
    Celebrate National Nutrition Month

    Celebrate National Nutrition Month

    March is National Nutrition Month! Learn more about the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, to MyPlate, to food insecurity and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and health behavior theory from UAB’s Dr. Greg Pavela and Ms. Tara Harman.

    Links:
    Dietary Guidelines for Americans: https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov/
    My Plate: https://www.myplate.gov/
    Food Insecurity: https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/food-nutrition-assistance/food-security-in-the-us/key-statistics-graphics.aspx
    BlazerKitchen: https://www.uab.edu/benfund/blazer-kitchen

    • 44 min
    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

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