1 hr 1 min

Why We Wander Episode 14: Travel and Chronic Illness with Melissa Creary Why We Wander

    • Society & Culture

In this episode we interview Melissa Creary (www.melissacreary.com), a professor of public health who studies - and lives with - sickle cell anemia. We discuss the challenges she’s faced while traveling for research, and get her advice on how to care for yourself or be a supportive travel partner for someone who has a chronic illness. We also explore how the travel industry can better meet the needs of travelers with chronic illnesses and invisible disabilities.

Further reading and resources:
https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/mar/27/travellers-with-disabilities-tell-their-stories-improve-accessibility

http://scinfo.org

In this episode we interview Melissa Creary (www.melissacreary.com), a professor of public health who studies - and lives with - sickle cell anemia. We discuss the challenges she’s faced while traveling for research, and get her advice on how to care for yourself or be a supportive travel partner for someone who has a chronic illness. We also explore how the travel industry can better meet the needs of travelers with chronic illnesses and invisible disabilities.

Further reading and resources:
https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/mar/27/travellers-with-disabilities-tell-their-stories-improve-accessibility

http://scinfo.org

1 hr 1 min

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