PHPod is a podcast brought to you by the Boston University School of Public Health and Public Health Post. This podcast series features conversations with public health influencers. We feature their opinions on topics that may be familiar and sometimes uncomfortable.
Reducing the Cost of Gun Violence
John Rosenthal, co-founder of Stop Handgun Violence, details the impact of Massachusetts' success with public policy on gun control and the choices officials must make to replicate that success nationwide.
Investigating the People's Health
Sarah Kliff, an investigative reporter for The New York Times, offers her thoughts on health care reform, coronavirus, journalism in a time of misinformation, and the relationship between healthcare and public health.
Michael Stein, Chair of the Boston University School of Public Health Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, gives insight on the financial health of his patients while summarizing his new book, "BROKE: Patients Talk about Money with Their Doctor."
A Resolve to Save Lives
Cyrus Shahpar, Director of the Prevent Epidemics Team at the Resolve to Save Lives, puts forward his definition of epidemic intelligence and gives his thoughts on what we can learn from the response to Ebola.
Recovery in the Republic
Raagini Jawa, an expert in infectious disease and addiction medicine, considers her recovery from symptoms of Covid-19 during the 2020 Election.
Antiracism and the Public's Health
Ibram X. Kendi reflects on Covid-19, the history of health disparities, freedom, and his best-selling book, "How to Be an Antiracist."