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A health equity podcast by students, faculty and staff of the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions. Season one co-hosts Tia Palermo, Schuyler Lawson and Jessica Kruger take a deeper look at racism and health. We talk with experts from Buffalo and around the U.S. about how racism negatively impacts health, groups working to address this problem, as well as how to make our classes and campus more inclusive for all students.

A health equity podcast by students, faculty and staff of the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions. Season one co-hosts Tia Palermo, Schuyler Lawson and Jessica Kruger take a deeper look at racism and health. We talk with experts from Buffalo and around the U.S. about how racism negatively impacts health, groups working to address this problem, as well as how to make our classes and campus more inclusive for all students.

Location:

United States

Description:

A health equity podcast by students, faculty and staff of the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions. Season one co-hosts Tia Palermo, Schuyler Lawson and Jessica Kruger take a deeper look at racism and health. We talk with experts from Buffalo and around the U.S. about how racism negatively impacts health, groups working to address this problem, as well as how to make our classes and campus more inclusive for all students.

Language:

English


Episodes

Climate Health, with Derek Nichols

6/16/2022
The winning team for the Office of Global Health Initiatives Climate-Health Innovation Sprint (Dr. Saad Alasil, Tiffany Mai, Kayla Giglia, ) interviews Derek Nichols about the connection between climate change and health. Derek Nichols is the Associate Director of Sustainability at the University at Buffalo where he works to change the culture and operations of campus to become better for the people and environment of our region. He is also an adjunct professor in the School of Architecture...

Duration:00:36:13

Tobacco-Related Health Disparities, with Dr. Monica Webb-Hooper

5/19/2022
Tobacco-related health disparities are a pressing issue in the area of tobacco prevention and cessation. Schuyler Lawson sits down with Dr. Monica Webb-Hooper of the NIMHD to discuss the implications of tobacco on communities of color, and why these disparities exist in the first place. Dr. Monica Webb Hooper is Deputy Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). She is an internationally recognized translational behavioral scientist and clinical...

Duration:00:33:33

Recreational Cannabis Legalization in New York State, with Dr. R. Lorraine Collins

4/20/2022
Recreational cannabis legalization in New York State comes with many questions. This conversation between our cohost Schuyler Lawson and renowned researcher Dr. R. Lorraine Collins answers all of them. Listen to learn more about the legalization process, regulatory issues, and social justice around cannabis legalization on this 4/20. R. Lorraine Collins is a psychologist who has conducted NIH-funded addictions research for decades. The focus of her research has included: 1) emerging and...

Duration:00:49:18

Attitudes Around Disability, with Dr. Sue Mann Dolce

3/17/2022
Buffalo HealthCast co-host, Dr. Jessica Kruger, speaks with Dr. Sue Mann Dolce, who currently serves as the Associate Director of Accessibility Resources at the University at Buffalo. In this conversation, we learn about the constantly evolving attitudes around disability, and what needs to change to ensure equitable treatment for all, regardless of ability. Sue’s areas of interest and research include participation, disability studies and collaborative programming, as well as universal...

Duration:00:34:39

Transgender Health, with Landon McNee

2/17/2022
Buffalo HealthCast guest host and MS student, Kellen Montanye, speaks with Life and Transition Coach, LGBTQ Activist, and Motivational Speaker Landon McNee about transgender health services in the United States, and the barriers trans individuals often face when receiving healthcare. Teaching Notes Resources: LKM Coaching WNY Resources Local Healthcare Credits: Host/Writer/Researcher - Kellen Montanye, MS Student Guest - Landon McNee Audio Editor - Omar Brown Production Assistant...

Duration:00:19:05

Incarceration and Health, with Cindi McEachon of Peaceprints of WNY

1/21/2022
Buffalo HealthCast co-host, Dr. Jessica Kruger, speaks with the CEO of Peaceprints of WNY, Cindi McEachon about incarceration and its effect on the health of those who were recently released from a justice setting, and what Peaceprints of WNY is doing to bridge the gap in disparities. Teaching Notes More information on Peaceprints of WNY Credits: Host/Writer/Researcher - Jessica Kruger, PhD, MCHES Guest - Cindi McEachon, MBA Audio Editor - Omar Brown Production Assistant - Sarah...

Duration:00:27:14

Gender Based Violence in Adolescents, with Kate Rogers of Crisis Services

12/2/2021
Buffalo HealthCast co-host and MPH student Rachel Wenner speaks with University at Buffalo PhD candidate Kate Rogers about gender-based violence among adolescents and the work that Crisis Services of Buffalo and Erie County is doing to combat this problem throughout Western New York. More information on Crisis Services can be found here. Credits: Host/Writer/Researcher - Rachel Wenner Guest - Kate Rogers, MPH Audio Editor - Omar Brown Production Assistant - Sarah Robinson

Duration:00:30:08

Abortion Access, with Debora McDell-Hernandez & Prof. Lucinda Finley

11/19/2021
Debora McDell-Hernandez of Planned Parenthood & Prof. Lucinda Finley of University at Buffalo's School of Law discuss with host, Tia Palermo, abortion access, cases pending in front of the Supreme Court & implications of abortion restrictions for poor individuals and pregnant people of color. Debora McDell-Hernandez is the Senior Director of Public and Community Affairs at Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York. Lucinda Finley is the Frank Raichle Professor of Law at the...

Duration:00:48:34

Breast Cancer Disparities, with The Witness Project

10/21/2021
Co-host Natasha Allard interviews First Lady Charmaine Geeter and First Lady Narseary Harris from the National Witness Project, along with Dr. Ermelinda Bonaccio from Roswell Park, on their efforts to overcome breast cancer screening disparities among African American women in Western New York and on racial discrimination in healthcare setting. Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD Dr. Bonaccio serves as the Chair of Diagnostic Radiology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and has been a breast...

Duration:00:37:29

Refugee Health in Buffalo, with Dr. Myron Glick of Jericho Road

9/23/2021
Co-host Tia Palermo interviews Dr. Myron Glick, Founder and CEO of Jericho Road, a community health center in Buffalo, on their work attending to the healthcare needs of refugee populations, including coordinated efforts of Jericho Road with Buffalo's refugee resettlement agencies to assist Afghan evacuees. To donate to their efforts, visit https://www.wnyrac.org/

Duration:00:33:33

The Pathways Academy, with Adam Graczyk and Sidney McFoy

8/19/2021
Co-Host Jessica Kruger of the University at Buffalo School of Health Public Health and Health Professions speaks with Adam Graczyk and Sidney McFoy about the Pathways Academy in Buffalo. This program introduces underrepresented minoritized high school students from Buffalo to Public Health through hands-on experiences, campus tours and more.

Duration:00:19:06

African Heritage Food Co-Op in Buffalo, NY, with Alexander Wright

7/15/2021
Alexander J. Wright, JD is a University at Buffalo School of Law alum. He is the current President and founder of the African Heritage Food Co-Op, a non-profit organization created to address food insecurity in the city of Buffalo caused by systemic racism.

Duration:00:34:20

The Deficit Mindset, with Dr. Terri Watson

6/24/2021
In this month’s podcast we have a conversation with Dr. Terri Watson about the importance of diversity and representation in academia.

Duration:00:56:14

COVID-19 Health Disparities in Buffalo, with Stan Martin & Ebony White

5/20/2021
PhD Candidate Schuyler Lawson interviews Stan Martin of Cicatelli Associates, Inc., and Ebony White with the African-American Health Equity Task Force about health inequities in Buffalo's Black/African American communities in the COVID-19 era. Resources: GetMyFluShot.org Credits: Host/Writer/Researcher - Schuyler Lawson, PhD Candidate Guests - Stan Martin, Ebony White Audio Editor - Omar Brown

Duration:00:43:17

Diversity and Inclusion in Faculty Hiring, with Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield

4/15/2021
Adia Harvey Wingfield is the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences and Associate Dean for Faculty Development at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research examines how and why racial and gender inequality persists in professional occupations. Dr. Wingfield has lectured internationally on her research in this area, and her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Social Problems, Gender & Society, and American Sociological Review. She is a...

Duration:00:29:49

Balancing School, Work, and Activism, with Temara Cross

3/25/2021
Temara Cross was born and raised on the east side of Buffalo, New York. She is currently a senior/first-year graduate student at the University at Buffalo, majoring in African-American Studies and pursuing a BS/MPH in Public Health, concentrating in Community Health and Health Behavior. She is involved with organizations such as Say Yes Buffalo and Open Buffalo, actively working to achieve educational, socioeconomic, and racial equality. Since her grandmother’s passing of preventative...

Duration:00:22:51

Social Determinants of Health in Buffalo, with Reverend George Nicholas

2/25/2021
Reverend George Nicholas is the pastor of Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church in Buffalo, an active member of the Concerned Clergy Coalition of WNY, and co-convener of the African-American Health Equity Task Force. Listen and learn about public health community engagement from both of these organizations, as well as how public health and COVID-19 have interacted with our Buffalo community. Resources: Buffalo Center for Health Equity Pride in Place...

Duration:00:58:52