10 episodes

Population Healthy digs into important public health topics that impact our everyday lives. Produced by the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the show brings together experts to discuss population health issues from a variety of perspectives, from the microscopic to the macroeconomic, the social to the environmental, and explore the factors that affect the health of all of us, at a population level.

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Population Healthy digs into important public health topics that impact our everyday lives. Produced by the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the show brings together experts to discuss population health issues from a variety of perspectives, from the microscopic to the macroeconomic, the social to the environmental, and explore the factors that affect the health of all of us, at a population level.

    Mobile Health: Supporting Your Health Beyond the Clinic

    Mobile Health: Supporting Your Health Beyond the Clinic

    How are public health professionals implementing mobile devices, smartphone apps, and texting to create health management plans? Experts from the University of Michigan School of Public Health discuss the latest research on mobile health and how smartphones apps and texting programs can help improve the health of individuals and populations around the globe—from supporting smoking cessation programs to helping people manage their diabetes.

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    • 18 min
    A City of Resilience: Public Health in Detroit

    A City of Resilience: Public Health in Detroit

    Detroit is more than a single city — it’s hundreds of neighborhoods and hundreds of thousands of people living, working and growing together. In Population Healthy’s Season One finale, University of Michigan researchers and alumni explore the unique public health challenges facing the Motor City, and how they’re working directly with Detroiters to help make the city a healthier place.

    • 24 min
    Aging in America: Addressing the Complexities of Longer Lives and an Aging Population

    Aging in America: Addressing the Complexities of Longer Lives and an Aging Population

    With Americans living longer than ever before, how do we stay healthy as we get older? Experts from Michigan Public Health dive into the public health issues facing an aging population — from healthcare costs to Alzheimer’s prevention, and the importance of our families and furry friends — and explore how we can ensure longer, happier, and healthier lives for all.

    • 28 min
    Preventing Cancer: Thwarting a Disease that Affects 1 in 3 Americans

    Preventing Cancer: Thwarting a Disease that Affects 1 in 3 Americans

    Chances are you or someone you love has been affected by cancer. From early detection, to community interventions and environmental protections, University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers examine the innovative ways public health is working to prevent cancers, uncover risk factors, and reduce the number of cases worldwide.

    • 30 min
    Taking Back the ‘F Word’: Depoliticizing Firearms and Focusing on Safety to Protect Children and Teens

    Taking Back the ‘F Word’: Depoliticizing Firearms and Focusing on Safety to Protect Children and Teens

    Thousands of kids die each year in the US because of firearms — how do we reduce that number? Through the lens of injury prevention, experts from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Michigan Medicine explore the ways in which public health can help increase firearm safety.

    • 24 min
    Food and Family: How to Raise Kids Who Have a Healthy Relationship With Food

    Food and Family: How to Raise Kids Who Have a Healthy Relationship With Food

    How can we set kids up from an early age to have a healthy relationship with food? With childhood obesity and eating disorder rates on the rise, nutrition and health behavior experts from the University of Michigan School of Public Health explore the ways we can help children and teens establish good habits and build the foundation for healthier lives.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

KGupta92 ,

Great way to learn

Excellent platform to stay uptodate with the latest happening in public health

brittmarym ,

Love this

Waiting to go back to school to get my MPH or MHI and I find this podcast really enjoyable! I am so passionate about the field and I’m glad I have something to listen to in the interim. Very informative!

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