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Public Health United is a non-profit corporation based in Maryland aiming to improve public health and science communication through podcasts, videos, and outreach. Our podcasts feature leaders in public health research, policy, and communication and address common misconceptions. Please check out our website for more details.

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Public Health United is a non-profit corporation based in Maryland aiming to improve public health and science communication through podcasts, videos, and outreach. Our podcasts feature leaders in public health research, policy, and communication and address common misconceptions. Please check out our website for more details.

    Need to Know: COVID19 with Virologist Andy Pekosz

    Need to Know: COVID19 with Virologist Andy Pekosz

    Learn about COVID19 directly from virologist Andy Pekosz. Andy is a professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and is the former President of the American Society for Virologists. Last week he presented to Congress on the pandemic and has been a great source of information on social media. Listen to the full podcast to learn more about COVID19 from Andy Pekosz. You can also check out our show links at www.publichealthunited.org/podcast.

    • 18 min
    Improving Latinx Health with Centro Sol

    Improving Latinx Health with Centro Sol

    Ms.Guerrero- Vazquez, Executive Director of Centro Sol, is a U.S. immigrant and combines both her lived experiences and professional skills to advocate for and empower Latinx communities in Baltimore city. Dr. Sarah Polk, Faculty Co-Director of Centro Sol, is a pediatric physician who identified the gap in quality of care at Johns Hopkins based on cultural barriers and was pivotal in the creation of Centro Sol. Dr. Polk says that “As healthcare providers, our insights into solutions are limited by our perspective... So we are blind to the potential solutions, and we are also blind to why some solutions would not be particularly helpful.” Listen to the full podcast to learn more about Centro Sol and how they are using community-based research and a research framework that emphasizes cultural competencies to advance the health of Latinos. You can also check out our show links at www.publichealthunited.org/podcast.

    • 35 min
    Community Science for Environmental Justice with Sacoby Wilson

    Community Science for Environmental Justice with Sacoby Wilson

    Dr. Sacoby Wilson is Director of the Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) lab at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Wilson is a strong advocate for critically understanding the role that racism and other social determinants play in health outcomes. At his lab, Dr. Wilson empowers communities through thoughtful engagement in science. Dr. Wilson says that “Yes, I have a Ph.D., but I’m not the only person to be a scientist, anyone can be a scientist.” Listen to the full podcast to learn more about Dr. Wilson and his two-part approach to community-driven and community-based research. You can also check out our show links at www.publichealthunited.org/podcast.

    • 33 min
    Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Healthcare with RAIL

    Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Healthcare with RAIL

    Dr. Paul Yi and Dr. Haris Sair are both radiologists that co-direct RAIL, the Radiology and Artificial Intelligence Lab, which is a part of the JHU Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare. The purpose of this lab is to use innovations in machine and deep learning, to advance the field of radiology and improve doctor's caseload. Dr. Paul Yi describes the concept of “transfer learning” that they use in RAIL as “basically using algorithms that were used to train googles algorithms for image recognition, and then we apply that to radiology images.” Listen to the full podcast to learn more about how artificial intelligence is connecting doctors and engineers, also check out our show links at www.publichealthunited.org/podcast.

    • 28 min
    #betterposter with Mike Morrison

    #betterposter with Mike Morrison

    Mike Morrison is a current doctoral candidate in industrial- organization psychology at Michigan State University, where he has worked to reshape how we present posters at conferences. When speaking on how people interact with science, Mike Morrison explains that "information foraging says that when we pursue information, we go to a website, it seems like it's going to have the information we are looking for we pick through it a little bit and then when we determine its not going to give us that strong information sense, those berries, we just abandon it and go to another website.” Listen to our full podcast to learn more about #betterposter, and check out our show links at www.publichealthunited.org/podcast.

    • 26 min
    Episode 74: Translating Research to Policy with Dr. Johannes Urpelainen

    Episode 74: Translating Research to Policy with Dr. Johannes Urpelainen

    Dr. Johannes Urpelainen is the Director and Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment at the Johns Hopkins Kreiger School of Advanced International Studies, as well as, the Founder Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy. He is an author of books and peer-reviewed literature on energy policy, environmental governance, and global governance. He also aims to equip the next generation of leaders, through classes where instills in them analytical skills, as well as best practices in impactful international policy work. Dr. Urpelainen said that "We can always do more research on what is an optimal policy or an efficient policy or something like that, but in practice, policymakers face concrete decisions in a certain environment." Listen to the full podcast to learn more about translating research into effective policy! Check out our show links at www.publichealthunited.org/podcast and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at PHUscicomm.

    • 29 min

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