6 episodes

Navigating professional life as a "racialized" person can be exhausting. Join Dr. O, a Public Health Physician Specialist in Toronto, as she interviews guests who are overcoming the obstacles of overt and institutionalized racism to achieve their professional goals while creating healthy and fulfilling lives. If you'd like to learn about thriving in the face of adversity while staying well, this is the podcast for you.

Race, Health & Happines‪s‬ Dr. Onye Nnorom

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Navigating professional life as a "racialized" person can be exhausting. Join Dr. O, a Public Health Physician Specialist in Toronto, as she interviews guests who are overcoming the obstacles of overt and institutionalized racism to achieve their professional goals while creating healthy and fulfilling lives. If you'd like to learn about thriving in the face of adversity while staying well, this is the podcast for you.

    S01 Special Episode 01 - Director X discusses how meditation can reduce violence and promote wellness.

    S01 Special Episode 01 - Director X discusses how meditation can reduce violence and promote wellness.

    Dr. O speaks with Director X, internationally acclaimed film and music video director, about the night he got shot, how he wants to use brain science to address gun violence, and why he is not getting support from his friends in the hip-hop...

    • 32 min
    S01 E04 - Professor Akwatu Khenti discusses using optimism as armor, and public health solutions to gun violence

    S01 E04 - Professor Akwatu Khenti discusses using optimism as armor, and public health solutions to gun violence

    Dr. O speaks with researcher and community leader Akwatu Khenti, PhD about how he uses the power of optimism, rooted in his African and Trinidadian heritage, to overcome adversity in his life. Dr. Khenti also talks about the real causes of gun violence...

    • 49 min
    S01 E03 - Dr. Roberta K. Timothy discusses how connection to her African heritage helps her to resist Anti-Black Racism

    S01 E03 - Dr. Roberta K. Timothy discusses how connection to her African heritage helps her to resist Anti-Black Racism

    "Dr. O speaks with professor and Black community advocate Dr. Roberta K. Timothy, about how her connection with her African ancestry helps her to survive and overcome Anti-Black Racism and stay mentally healthy.  Dr. Timothy also talks about the impacts...

    • 1 hr
    S01 E02 - Celina Caesar-Chavannes discusses her professional journey, “showing up” for self and community, and the power of her Inner Child

    S01 E02 - Celina Caesar-Chavannes discusses her professional journey, “showing up” for self and community, and the power of her Inner Child

    Dr. O speaks with Celina Caesar-Chavannes, mental health advocate and former member of  Canadian parliament, about her journey to find her place at the professional table, the importance of “showing up” for herself and her community, and how she learned...

    • 34 min
    S01 E01 — Ritu Bhasin discusses authenticity, belonging, and growing up between cultures

    S01 E01 — Ritu Bhasin discusses authenticity, belonging, and growing up between cultures

    Dr. O speaks with lawyer, author and inclusion specialist Ritu Bhasin, about finding your authentic self, growing up caught between cultures — and how staying healthy can be a revolutionary act.Please see additional Show Notes.(http://bit.ly/2TXfbvORHH01)

    • 35 min
    S01 E00 "Episode Zero" - How RHH Was Created

    S01 E00 "Episode Zero" - How RHH Was Created

    Dr. O and Dr. Karl Kabasele discuss the origins of the podcast.Please see additional Show Notes.(http://bit.ly/3cKtA7eRHHE00)

    • 16 min

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Just what the doctor ordered!

What a refreshing new show! With fascinating guests and a perspective we haven’t seen, I immediately subscribed to this podcast! I can’t wait to hear what the next guest will have to say. Merging happiness, health, and race is a much-needed, timely conversation. I’ll definitely continue to stay tuned!

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