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Health outcomes in this country continue to be sub-optimal between Americans and compared to other developed countries. Join us as we speak with Health Equity Experts & Leaders to discuss innovative approaches to narrow the gap and improve the quality of life for all.

Host: Mary E Fleming
Producers: Mary E Fleming
Editor: Lenieka Portis Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/reede-scholars/support

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Health outcomes in this country continue to be sub-optimal between Americans and compared to other developed countries. Join us as we speak with Health Equity Experts & Leaders to discuss innovative approaches to narrow the gap and improve the quality of life for all.

Host: Mary E Fleming
Producers: Mary E Fleming
Editor: Lenieka Portis Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/reede-scholars/support

    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Breast Cancer Survivorship and Advocacy

    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Breast Cancer Survivorship and Advocacy

    On this episode we are joined by Marsha McDougal, food & lifestyle blogger and breast cancer survivor who resides in Nashville, TN.  Diagnosed with breast cancer after her second pregnancy, Mrs. McDougal shares her journey publicly on YouTube.

    As a part of our breast cancer awareness series, we discuss diagnosis and treatment before the age of screening.  As a wife, mother and advocate she hopes to let others know they are not alone and find comfort in her story.

    Blogger: MarshaEileen.com

    YouTuber @MarshaEileen

    #breastcancer #breastcancerawareness #marshaeileen #breastcancersurvivor #breastfeeding


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    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Breast Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery

    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Breast Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery

    In this episode, we are joined by Elizabeth Dale, MD, Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon and Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati. As a part of our breast cancer awareness series, we explore options and challenges for surgery and reconstruction after a breast cancer diagnosis.  Dr. Dale shares with us her journey into the field of Plastic Surgery and her personal and family history with breast cancer screening and interventions.


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    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Leadership Advancement, Challenges and Success.

    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Leadership Advancement, Challenges and Success.

    In this episode, we are excited to host our first-panel discussion of three Reede Scholars from the class of 2000.  We are joined by Dr. Kimberly Wyche, who will be the new Senior VP for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at ASHTO,  Dr. Dora Hughes, Senior Advisor at CMS/CMMI, and Dr. Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, Chief Health Officer at Accenture. These dynamic women share their professional journey in Health Equity and the importance of addressing the issue in multiple sectors at all levels of leadership.  We also discuss what balance means when considering yourself, your family, and the community that you serve.


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    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Maternal Health, Start-ups and Innovation with Olan Soremekun

    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Maternal Health, Start-ups and Innovation with Olan Soremekun

    In this episode, we are joined by Olan Soremekun, MD, MBA, an emergency medicine physician and current CEO of Cayaba Care, currently based in Philadelphia, PA. Maternal health disparities and maternal mortality statistics in the US are staggering, especially for black and brown women, with Black women being 3-4 times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women.  Guayaba care is an innovative maternity care solution, providing at or near-home services for those most at risk for complications during and after pregnancy.


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    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Dermatology, COVID 19 and Entrepreneurship with Candrice Heath

    Let’s Talk Health Equity, Dermatology, COVID 19 and Entrepreneurship with Candrice Heath

    On this episode, we are joined by Candrice Heath, MD a triple board certified dermatologist currently

    practicing in Philadelphia, PA. In addition to being a physician, Dr. Heath is a clinical researcher,

    nationally recognized author, speaker and entrepreneur, recently starting her own beauty line, My

    Sister’s Beauty.

    She shares her journey to her dream and perseverance to becoming a dermatologist, working on the

    frontlines during the COVID 19 pandemic and how to build an inclusion practice.


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    Let’s Talk Health Equity Adolescent Medicine and Returning to the Classroom with Frinny Polanco Walters

    Let’s Talk Health Equity Adolescent Medicine and Returning to the Classroom with Frinny Polanco Walters

    In this episode, we are joined by Frinny Polanco Walters, MD, MPH, a pediatrician and attending physician at Boston’s Children’s Hospital in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine. As we enter the second school year affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Polanco Walters offers considerations for adolescents, returning to the classroom, vaccinations, and the unintended consequences that have resulted over the past 18 months, including rising sexually transmitted infections (STI’s).


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Dr. Andrew T ,

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Very intersting take on health equity and policy matters. Will continue to listen!

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Listen to real people and experts in the various sectors of the healthcare, policy, management, and public health fields.

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I really appreciate the broad spectrum of opinions and viewpoints Mary gathers in order to creat a very robust and nuanced discussion about health equity in America - keep of the good work!

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