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The Public Health Insight Podcast is a roundtable conversational style podcast hosted by a diverse team of public health professionals. Ranked 7th on the ‘Top 15 Public Health Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021’, the podcast highlights a variety of different public health issues by facilitating informative conversations to inspire community action. To date, the podcast has featured high-profile guests in the field of public health and global health, and has built an audience in more than 3,000 cities in over 130 countries. Subscribe now and join the podcast movement.

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The Public Health Insight Podcast is a roundtable conversational style podcast hosted by a diverse team of public health professionals. Ranked 7th on the ‘Top 15 Public Health Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021’, the podcast highlights a variety of different public health issues by facilitating informative conversations to inspire community action. To date, the podcast has featured high-profile guests in the field of public health and global health, and has built an audience in more than 3,000 cities in over 130 countries. Subscribe now and join the podcast movement.

    Top 5 Certifications You Should Pursue to Advance Your Public Health Career

    Top 5 Certifications You Should Pursue to Advance Your Public Health Career

    Whether you’ve just completed your Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, or have been working in the public health field for a while, there are always opportunities to continue advancing your career and add value to your workplace. In this episode of the Public Health Podcast, we talk about 5 certifications you should pursue to advance your public health career or to become more competitive in the job market.
    Podcast Hosts
    Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP®Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP®Certification Resources
    Certified in Public Health (CPH)Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)Certified Change Management ProgramCertified Change Management Professional™ (CCMP™) by Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP)PCM® Digital Marketing and Certified Digital Marketing Professional.Six SigmaLean Six SigmaCertified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)Project Management Professional (PMP)Subscribe to the Newsletter
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    • 46 min
    Restorative Justice through Youth and Adult Diversion Programming

    Restorative Justice through Youth and Adult Diversion Programming

    For over 50 years, St. Leonard’s Community Services (SLCS), London and Region has been dedicated to a community where everyone feels safe, valued and supported. St. Leonard’s accomplishes this by implementing and advocating for improved policies, procedures, and service delivery within the justice system, through a range of youth and adult community programs. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Michael Oates, Executive Director of SLCS, joins us to share how his organization is working to serve some of the most marginalized populations in the community.  
    Podcast Guest
    Michael OatesPodcast Host
    Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP®References for Our Discussion 
    St. Leonard’s Community Services - London & Region (Website)Subscribe to the Newsletter
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    • 37 min
    Dark Waters Movie Review: The Impact of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Our Environment

    Dark Waters Movie Review: The Impact of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Our Environment

    What happens when a corporate defence attorney goes from representing large powerful chemical manufacturing companies to fighting against them after learning that their environmental toxic waste was connected to a growing number of unexplained diseases and deaths in animals and humans? In this episode of Rewind, a new limited series by the Public Health Insight Podcast, we take a closer look at Dark Waters - a movie released in 2019, featuring the true story of Rob Bilott, played by actor Mark Ruffalo.
    Podcast Hosts
    Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP®Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP®Purva Mehta, BMSc, MScJawairia Mohammed, HBScBindra Shah, BMSc, MPHReferences for Our Discussion 
    Dark Waters (2019) available on Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Crave/HBOVox: How “forever chemicals” polluted America’s waterNew York Times: The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst NightmareSubscribe to the Newsletter
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    If you are a current student, recent graduate, or early career professional looking for some support and guidance for the next steps in your education or to grow your career, schedule a free 30-minute or 60-minute one-on-one appointment here: https://thepublichealthinsight.com/contact#officehours. 
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    • 45 min
    Public Health Insight: What We Do & Why We Exist

    Public Health Insight: What We Do & Why We Exist

    After launching the podcast in March 2020, Public Health Insight has grown into so much more than we could have ever imagined. In this special episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we take the opportunity to reintroduce ourselves by sharing our mission, vision, projects, initiatives, ongoing work to date, and some of our upcoming plans for the future.


    Podcast Host
    Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP®Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP®References for Our Discussion 
    Public Health Insight WebsitePodcasting as a Tool for Health Communication? The Public Health Insight Podcast and Emergent OpportunitiesSubscribe to the Newsletter
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    Office Hours
    If you are a student, recent graduate, or looking to make a career change towards public health, and you need some additional support and guidance, check out our previous podcast episodes and feel free to reach out to us by sending us an email to thepublichealthinsight@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Office Hours’.


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    • 46 min
    What You Might Be Doing Wrong On Your MPH Applications

    What You Might Be Doing Wrong On Your MPH Applications

    The graduate application season is upon us and many people are curious about the various ways they can maximize their chances of being accepted to Master of Public Health (MPH) programs. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we will be talking about what you can do to stand out amongst a crowd of outstanding applicants.
    Podcast Host
    Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP®Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP®Office Hours
    If you are a student, recent graduate, or looking to make a career change towards public health, and you need some additional support and guidance, check out our previous podcast episodes and feel free to reach out to us by sending us an email to thepublichealthinsight@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Office Hours’.
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    • 47 min
    What You Should Consider Before Applying to MPH Programs

    What You Should Consider Before Applying to MPH Programs

    You just finished your undergrad or you’ve been working for awhile now and have decided to pursue a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, but what do you need to know before submitting your application and how do you stand out? In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we will be sharing our experience to help guide you as you prepare your MPH graduate program applications and how to decide which MPH program to choose.
    Podcast Host
    Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP®Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP®Office Hours
    If you are a student, recent graduate, or looking to make a career change towards public health, and you need some additional support and guidance, check out our previous podcast episodes and feel free to reach out to us by sending us an email to thepublichealthinsight@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Office Hours’.


    Subscribe to the Newsletter
    What if there was an easy way to receive timely information about public health and global health right to your inbox? Subscribe to the newsletter to stay in the loop about the latest news, live events, jobs, and professional development opportunities. Subscribe to ensure you don’t miss out: https://thepublichealthinsight.com/subscribe/. 


    Tell A Friend
    If you enjoy our podcasts, it would mean the world if you shared it on social media and tagged us. If you are not the social media type, we would appreciate it if you shared it with a friend or colleague who you think might enjoy the podcast. It helps us to get discovered by other people.


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    • 24 min

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