47 episodes

Using storytelling, the Grapevine Health podcast desires to improve community health literacy. The voice of community members is central to the podcast, featuring community folks who have a story to tell about their health care scares, experiences, fears, and observations. Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick will facilitate conversations between the community member telling the story and an expert to help dispel myths and help people understand the nuances of the medical or scientific info being shared.

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    • Health & Fitness
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Using storytelling, the Grapevine Health podcast desires to improve community health literacy. The voice of community members is central to the podcast, featuring community folks who have a story to tell about their health care scares, experiences, fears, and observations. Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick will facilitate conversations between the community member telling the story and an expert to help dispel myths and help people understand the nuances of the medical or scientific info being shared.

    Building a Better Community

    Building a Better Community

    Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick sits down with Kimberly Dowdell, an architect working in Detroit and Chicago. Dowdell talks about the relationships between where people live and their health outcomes and how architecture has influenced the history of the black community. She also talks about the need to involve architects in larger discussions about community health so more progress can be made.
    Music: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 20 min
    Young Adults & the COVID-19 Long Haul

    Young Adults & the COVID-19 Long Haul

    Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick sits down with Willow Fortunoff, a graduating senior at Macalester College and COVID long-hauler. Fortunoff talks about her experiences with coronavirus and how it took a toll on her health. She offers advice to young people dealing with COVID-19 and how she feels that those infected with the disease are stigmatized.
    Music: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 15 min
    Toothache

    Toothache

    Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick sits down with Carlus Richardson, a community member. Richardson talks about his difficulty receiving dental care and the problems with the dental care system in the United States. Richardson gives examples of the specific issues he has witnessed firsthand and how these issues progress over a person's lifetime.
    Music: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 19 min
    Hear Me Out

    Hear Me Out

    Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick talks to John Johnson, artist, storyteller, and founder of Verbal Gymnastics. Johnson talks about his experiences getting the coronavirus vaccine as well as stories he heard about the vaccine from the community. Johnson talks about stories the black community has not heard and explains why we should pay more attention to our privilege as Americans.
     Music: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 21 min
    Bias and Trauma

    Bias and Trauma

    Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick sits down with Jessica Brooks, a health equity advocate and mother of four. Brooks talks about the trauma she experienced when delivering her treatment and how it motivated her to start Healthdesk, an organization that advocates for patients and seeks action to address bias and racism in the healthcare system. 
    Music: Spark Of Inspiration by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

    • 20 min

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Pengy053 ,

Amazing Podcast!

This podcast is super relevant and important, especially given the times we are going through! It is so important that we focus on educating ourselves so that we can take control of our health decisions and be more informed as a community!

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