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Constructive dialogue about social issues at the intersection of race, violence, and medicine.

Race, Violence & Medicine Dr. Brian Williams

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Constructive dialogue about social issues at the intersection of race, violence, and medicine.

    The Cuts That Cure w/ Herb Phelan

    The Cuts That Cure w/ Herb Phelan

    Trauma surgeon and author, Arthur Herbert joins us to discuss his debut novel The Cuts That Cure. Arthur was born and raised in small town Texas. He worked on offshore oil rigs, as a bartender, a landscaper at a trailer park, and as a social worker before going to medical school. For the last seventeen years, he's worked as a trauma and burn surgeon, operating on all ages of injured patients, and continues to run a thriving practice in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    Receiving rave reviews, one NYT bestselling author described The Cuts That Cure as "A tale of intrigue and suspense, with a villain that will keep you awake. A page turner you don't want to miss!" This is a special episode you do not want to miss.

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    • 26 min
    Carceral-Community Epidemiology w/ Eric Reinhart

    Carceral-Community Epidemiology w/ Eric Reinhart

    Health justice researcher, Eric Reinhart, discusses the intersection of mass incarceration and public health.

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    • 20 min
    “Standoff: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation” w/ Jamie Thompson

    “Standoff: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation” w/ Jamie Thompson

    Award-winning journalist Jamie Thompson discusses her book about the July 7, 2016 mass shooting that killed five Dallas police officers.

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    • 23 min
    “Gun Fight” w/ Constitutional Law Professor Adam Winkler

    “Gun Fight” w/ Constitutional Law Professor Adam Winkler

    Adam Winkler is a professor of constitutional law at UCLA who joins us to discuss his book “Gun Fight: The Battle Over The Right To Bear Arms In America.”

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    • 22 min
    COVID-19, healthcare equity, and criminal justice reform w/ Dr. Meghan Novisky

    COVID-19, healthcare equity, and criminal justice reform w/ Dr. Meghan Novisky

    Dr. Meghan Novisky, assistant professor of criminology at Cleveland State University, discusses the intersection of COVID-19, healthcare access in prisons, and criminal justice reform.

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    • 22 min
    Do Federal Agents Belong In Chicago Without Permission From Local Government?

    Do Federal Agents Belong In Chicago Without Permission From Local Government?

    Dr. Alex Piquero, Chair/Professor of the Department Sociology at the University of Miami explains why this watershed moment for racial justice in America should not fail because we let perfection be the enemy of progress. Follow Dr. Piquero on Twitter @DrAexPiquero.

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    • 19 min

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