Headlined by Dr. Michael LeNoir, The Black Doctors Speak Podcast will focus on the healthcare issues that affect our community, while providing special guest commentary and action steps to help us heal.
Asthma and Allergy with Tonya Winders, President and CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network
This discussion on what the Asthma and Allergy provides for patients with these problems. No one should be sick with asthma. In addition, they have been working on the issue of COVID in underserved communities and with a church based asthma program called NOT ONE MORE LIFE..founded by Dr. Leroy Graham...a template on how Black Churches can impact the asthma crisis in the African American community.
Dr. Michael LeNoir is joined by Tonya Winders is on the Board of Directors of the American Respiratory Care Foundation and is the current president of the Global Allergy & Airways Patient Platform representing more than 50 respiratory patient organizations throughout the world.
Impact of Racism on the Health of African Americans
Dr. Michael LeNoir and Ellis Dean from BlackDoctor.org discuss the impact of racism on the health of African Americans. What is unique about this discussion is how racism affects the health of all people in this society.
Compassion Fatigue featuring Beverly Kyer, MSW, CSW, ACSW
If you’re a Human Service Worker, caregiver, or you work with at-risk populations as a counselor, social worker, parole officer, medical or mental health professional, or in any of the dozens of helping professions, Surviving Compassion Fatigue: Help for those who help others is for you. You will learn about one woman’s physical and emotional descent due to years of self-neglect. You will also learn about her recovery as well as how to serve and care for others without forgetting to take care of yourself.This book is full of practical wisdom and advice for those in the helping professions and caregivers. It tells Beverly’s story, as well as the stories of others who have neglected their own self-care. But more than that, it educates those in the helping professions and in caregiver roles about the importance of strategies for consistent self-care. Find out how you may be putting yourself at risk and learn skills, techniques and strategies to restore and maintain self regulation, physical and emotional wellness and inner calm while still caring for those in need. You owe it to yourself.
Diabetes: Prevention and Management with Dr. Lenore Coleman
Diabetes impacts every 1-in-10 people and prediabetes impacts every 1-in-3, with rates being among the highest for African Americans. Coupled with the fact that diabetes dramatically increases your chances of having a stroke or heart attack, and is a contributing factor to many other health issues, it’s easy to see why we must take this seriously. So, what can we do to avoid falling victim to this crippling disease?
Dr. LeNoir is joined by Dr. Lenore Coleman, a Pharmacist and Founder of Healing Our Village, as they offer you the tools you need to prevent and manage diabetes.
Mental Health: Coping Through The Pandemic with Dr. Leesha Ellis-Cox
This year has been an endless cycle of adjusting to “new normals”. Whether it’s having to shelter-in-place, being displaced from a job, losing a loved one, or the strain of not being able to be around family and friends, the impact this year has had on the mental health of people is not to be taken lightly. So, how do we cope during this unprecedented pandemic?
Dr. LeNoir is joined by Dr. Leesha Ellis-Cox, a Board Certified Child, Adolescent, & Adult Psychiatrist, and Wellness Strategist, as they offer you the tools you need to assess and manage your mental health during these trying times.
For helpful resources, including a self-help calendar, please go to: https://mailchi.mp/aawellnessproject/selfcare-calendar
Youth Sports: Is Your Child Protected? with Dr. Warren Strudwick
Sports are an international commonality, transcending culture, class, and creed. From playing out in the yard, to school teams and travel leagues, more and more children are enjoying active extracurricular activities. But, as the drive to be the best is fueling “pro-like” programs in youth leagues, are we really doing what’s best for our children's health?
Dr. LeNoir is joined by Dr. Warren Strudwick, an Orthopedic and Sports Specialist and former team physician for the Oakland Raiders, as they look at the impact that playing sports has on young people.
Later in the program, Dr. Rahn Kennedy Bailey, an author, and Chief Medical Officer of The Kedren Community Health Center drops by to discuss his new book: Intimate Partner Violence.
The guidance in the podcast is informative and also a convenient reminder and coaching of good health practices.
Excellent and informative !!!
What a great podcast, thank you for doing this!!
Highlights issues that need to be talked about
This podcast does an excellent job at going over a lot of the issues most African Americans have in h the is country. Not only is it a great way to educate others, it’s simply is a good pastime whenever you feel you want to relax.