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The Public Health Insight Podcast is a weekly podcast ranked in the top 5% of all podcasts globally. The podcast covers all things public health and global health, from the sustainable development goals to the social determinants of health, as well as interesting dialogues about the diverse career opportunities that exist in the fields. Since its launch in March 2020, the podcast has featured more than 40 high-profile guests and has built an audience in more than 5,000 cities in over 190 countries.

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The Public Health Insight Podcast is a weekly podcast ranked in the top 5% of all podcasts globally. The podcast covers all things public health and global health, from the sustainable development goals to the social determinants of health, as well as interesting dialogues about the diverse career opportunities that exist in the fields. Since its launch in March 2020, the podcast has featured more than 40 high-profile guests and has built an audience in more than 5,000 cities in over 190 countries.

    Overdose Prevention & Proliferation of Nicotine Products - Part 3 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

    Overdose Prevention & Proliferation of Nicotine Products - Part 3 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

    Each year, ASTHO publishes their anticipated top 10 public health policy issues. It is perhaps no surprise that opioids and nicotine products make this list based on the current trends. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, their Chief Medical Officer talks about the chronic nature of addiction and the importance of addressing social determinants of health. The conversation also delves into the successes and challenges in tobacco control, particularly the rise of e-cigar...

    • 20 min
    Workforce Shortages - Part 2 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

    Workforce Shortages - Part 2 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

    State and local government public health agencies lost nearly half of their employees between 2017 and 2021. This and many other factors have contributed to a shortage in the workforce. The confusing part is that more people are graduating with public health training than ever before but only 17% are landing in government jobs after finishing school.In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Dr. Marcus Plescia of ASTHO joins us to help us make sense of this all and to share various...

    • 17 min
    Leadership in Public Health and Medicine - Part 1 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

    Leadership in Public Health and Medicine - Part 1 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

    After initially considering a career in architecture before high-school, Dr. Marcus Plescia went on to pursue a career in medicine and is now the Chief Medical Officer at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Dr. Plescia shares his experience:◼️ Pursuing a dual degree in medicine and public health;◼️ Working in the Bronx during the HIV epidemic;◼️ Shifting to focus on non-communicable diseases;◼️ Providing leade...

    • 50 min
    Getting More Money With Salary Negotiations

    Getting More Money With Salary Negotiations

    Salary negotiations are a normal part of the hiring process. Don’t let it stress you out.This conversation on the Public Health Insight Podcast covers various approaches to negotiating a salary, including exploring the following questions:◼️ How to determine salary expectations before applying for jobs◼️ How to account for additional benefits beyond salary in the overall compensation packages◼️ How to justify the amount you’re asking for◼️ How to stay calm with excitement and when you feel un...

    • 34 min
    Perfecting Your Interview Technique

    Perfecting Your Interview Technique

    Job interviewing is one of the most under-practiced skills in the development of public health professionals.In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Gordon and Purva discuss tips and tricks for preparing for job interviews. They emphasize: ◼️ the importance of thoroughly reviewing the job posting;◼️ aligning your skills and experiences with the requirements;◼️ the significance of developing a professional brand; ◼️ strategically showcasing your strengths during the in...

    • 43 min
    Impact Of War, Stigma, Mass Migration, & The The Promise Of Universal Testing - Part 2 - Combating HIV/AIDS In Ukraine

    Impact Of War, Stigma, Mass Migration, & The The Promise Of Universal Testing - Part 2 - Combating HIV/AIDS In Ukraine

    The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine has moved through various stages since its initial appearance and with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, and now with the ongoing conflict with Russia. Now, Ukraine currently ranks second in terms of HIV prevalence in the European region.The access and uptake of preventative and medical services related to HIV remains a challenge for a country that ranked second in HIV prevalence in Europe. This is what you'll hear about in this episode of the Public Health Insigh...

    • 26 min

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