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The official health equity podcast of the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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The official health equity podcast of the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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English


Episodes

Recovery Capital with Elizabeth Bowen PhD

2/20/2024
Join us for an enlightening conversation with Elizabeth Bowen, PhD, an expert in addiction recovery and recovery capital. Listen as we discuss the invisible population of persons experiencing homelessness and the unique issues this community faces, trauma informed care, and the need for supportive housing. Elizabeth Bowen PhD is a community-based urban researcher and educator, Associate Professor Elizabeth Bowen joined the School of Social Work in 2014. Bowen’s research centers on the health and resilience of people experiencing homelessness. Using qualitative and quantitative methods, Bowen’s work examines the pathways that link homelessness and health conditions. A subset of her research focuses on the developmental and place-based experiences of youth and young adults who are homeless and navigating service systems. Resources: Multidimensional Inventory of Recovery Capital Credits: Hosts/Writer: Nada Fox, B.S. Guest: Elizabeth Bowen, AM, PhD Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Nada Fox, B.S. Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:33:21

Maternal Health, with Vanessa Guzman

1/11/2024
Join us as Ebehitale Imobhio interviews the brilliant Vanessa Guzman, founder of SmartRise Health. Learn about maternal health care, barriers to postpartum care, and the experiences of LGBTQ+ people as they navigate parenthood and motherhood. Award-winning healthcare leader and author Vanessa Guzman MS, ME founded SmartRise Health to help healthcare organizations assess complex operational problems and devise strategic, quality improvement, and training initiatives to optimize outcomes and satisfaction among employees, partners, and patients. Vanessa graduated from Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science with a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering, specializing in Diagnostic Imaging. She is also certified in Quality Engineering and Quality Management and Organizational Excellence by the American Society for Quality. For her outstanding contributions, she has been awarded the 2018 Becker’s Hospital Review “Rising Stars Under 40” and 2017 Modern Healthcare’s “Up and Comers” Awards. Resources: SmartRise Health Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:45:40

Prevention Science, with Jessica Braymiller Knapp

12/7/2023
Join us for an enlightening conversation with Jessica Braymiller Knapp, PhD, an expert in prevention science and a dedicated tobacco researcher. Dive into the core of addiction, prevention science, and more. Jessica L. Braymiller (she/her) is a clinical assistant professor and public health researcher focused on understanding nicotine and cannabis use among adolescents and young adults. Her current work centers on e-cigarette use/vaping and associated health outcomes, other emerging modes of tobacco and cannabis delivery, and device characteristics that facilitate initiation and continued use of both substances. Prior to joining the faculty in Community Health and Health Behavior, Dr. Braymiller was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Southern California in the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science. Dr. Braymiller completed her PhD in Biobehavioral Health and her MS in Biobehavioral Health at The Pennsylvania State University. She received her BA in Psychology from Mercyhurst University. Credits: Hosts/Writer: Sarah Robinson, MPH Guest: Jessica Braymiller Knapp, MS, PhD Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson, MPH Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:39:47

Harm Reduction in Cannabis Use, with Nicholas Felicione and Jessica Kruger

11/2/2023
In this episode, guests Dr. Jessica Kruger and Dr. Nicholas Felicione, discuss the complex topic of cannabis use harm reduction. They explore the challenges and complexities of harm reduction in the evolving landscape of cannabis legalization, highlighting the need for more research and evidence-based strategies to educate consumers and reduce potential risks associated with cannabis use. The conversation touches on various aspects of cannabis, from product testing and labeling to the possible substitution of cannabis for other, more harmful substances, all within the context of promoting health equity and responsible consumption. Guests: Jessica Kruger, PhD, MCHES Director, Teaching Innovation and Excellence | School of Public Health and Health Professions Clinical Associate Professor | Department of Community Health and Health Behavior Nicholas Felicione, PhD Assistant Professor | Department of Community Health and Health Behavior Credits: Hosts/Writers: Jessica Kruger, PhD, MCHES | Nicholas Felicione, PhD Guest: Jessica Kruger, PhD, MCHES | Nicholas Felicione, PhD Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson, MPH Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:30:36

Reframing Substance Use Disorder, with Cheryll Moore

9/7/2023
Cheryll Moore has extensive grant administration and project management experience with the Erie County, New York, Department of Health and has directly administered and implemented numerous grant projects over the past 20 years. She has been a leader in addressing the opioid epidemic in Erie County, providing naloxone trainings to first responders and community members and integrating data to focus her efforts. She also manages the nationally recognized community-engaged intervention known as the Erie County Opioid Epidemic Task Force to reduce opioid-related overdose deaths. Resources: Carry Narcan,Seek treatment.Seek support.Never use alone.neverusealone.comTest your drugsbit.ly/ECDOHNarcanWords Matter - Terms to Use and Avoid When Talking About AddictionCredits: Credits: Host/Writer: Sarah Robinson, MPH | Kara Kane, MA Guest: Cheryll Moore, Director, Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force; Medical Care Administrator, Erie County Department of Health Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson, MPH Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:25:59

Accessible Type 2 Diabetes Interventions, with Sarah LaPointe and Dr. Michael Merrill

8/3/2023
Join Sarah Robinson as she interviews Dr. Sarah LaPointe and Dr. Michael Merrill about type 2 diabetes, health equity, and more. We discuss the importance of bridging the gap in diabetes care, making interventions inclusive for all communities. Our expert guests share valuable insights on empowering the health care system and promoting health equity in diabetes management. Dr. Sarah LaPointe is a Researcher at Brook Health and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Epidemiology at Emory University. She received her Master's in Public Health and PhD in Epidemiology from the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Broadly, her research interests lie at the intersection of social and environmental determinants of health with a particular passion for improving the health and well-being of marginalized communities. In her free time, Sarah enjoys being outdoors with her dogs, tennis or pickleball, and exploring her new surroundings in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Mike Merrill is chief medical officer for Brook Health, headquartered in Seattle. Prior to Brook Health, he served as chief medical officer at United Memorial Medical Center, Rochester Regional Health, and as a medical director for Independent Health. Resources: https://www.brook.health/Weight loss in Brook's digital diabetes prevention programCredits: Host/Writer: Sarah Robinson, MPH Guests: Sarah LaPointe, MPH, PhD | Michael Merrill, MD, MS, MS, MBA Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson, MPH Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:33:13

Intensive Agriculture and Human Health, with Marion Werner and Patrick Lango

7/6/2023
Join UB graduate students Lianne Novak (public health) and Logan (international development and global health) as they interview Dr. Marion Werner, and local farmer Patrick Lango about intensive agricultural practices and the effects on human health. Dr. Marion Werner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. Her research is located at the nexus of critical development studies, feminist theory, and political economy with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Patrick Lango is a local farmer, maker of artisanal dairy products, and enthusiastic food radical. He owns White Cow Dairy, located in Buffalo's Elmwood Village, where he sells his artfully-crafted yogurts, custards and dairy drinks to the public. Lango's farming techniques haven't changed with the emergence of intensive agriculture, and his business is prime example of how to sustainably farm. Credits: Host/Writers: Lianne Novak, MPH | N. Logan | Keerthana Maddirala, MS Guests: Dr. Marion Werner, PhD | Patrick Lango Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson, MPH | Omar Brown Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:36:06

Pride Month Episode: LGBTQ+ Inclusive Health Care, with Dr. Grant Parrelli

6/1/2023
Happy Pride Month! Join Miranda Bosse, MPH, MSW as she interviews CEO and Founder of Professionally Proud, and recent medical school graduate Dr. Grant Parrelli, MD. The main inspiration for Professionally Proud and its products are rooted in patient advocacy and Dr. Parrelli's personal experience as a patient, client and working professional in the healthcare setting. There is a lack of explicit acknowledgement of support or belonging that can be addressed through visual aids. While some already exist, few are concrete in their delivery. Professionally Proud strives to make allyship and representation visible for the LGBTQ+ community in the health care setting. To purchase your own Professionally Proud merchandise, visit: https://www.professionallyproud.com Follow Professionally Proud on Instagram @professionallyproud Follow Dr. Parrelli on Instagram @grantp845 Credits: Host/Writers: Miranda Bosse, MPH, MSW | Sarah Robinson, MPH Guests: Dr. Grant Parrelli, MD Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson, MPH Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:37:57

Food Sovereignty and Refugee Health, with Alex Judelsohn and Dao Kamara

5/4/2023
Join UB graduate students Elisabeth Stowell and Veronika Semenova as they speak to local experts, Alex Judelsohn and Dao Kamara about food sovereignty and the health of refugees in the Buffalo community. Alexandra Judelsohn is a PhD candidate in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan and will start as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo in Fall 2023. Her scholarship explores the role of local governments in the U.S. refugee resettlement program and, broadly, her interests include how the built environment impacts health, particularly for immigrant and refugee populations. Judelsohn holds a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University at Buffalo. Dao Kamara is the Community Engagement Coordinator at Providence Farm Collective (PFC), where he shares his love and knowledge of traditional foods and farming with the diverse communities and youth who farm at PFC and visitors and volunteers from across the region. He believes that food is medicine, teaching others the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables to support good health and the community and family connections that grow from sharing cultural traditions across generations. Resources: Refuge in new food environments? The role of urban planning in facilitating food equity for new AmericansRefugees and Food Experiences: Insights from Research in Buffalo, NYPlanning the City of Good (and New) Neighbours: Refugees’ Food Experiences in Buffalo, New YorkCredits: Host/Writers: Elisabeth Stowell, Veronika Semenova, Syed Rahman Guests: Alexandra Judelsohn, MUP | Dao Kamara, MSW Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:42:45

National Public Health Week: Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health

4/6/2023
It's National Public Health Week, and this month's episode features seven amazing guest speakers who talk about the daily themes of this year's NPHW. The overarching theme for NPHW this year is Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health. Keep reading to learn more about the UB students, faculty, and community members that made this episode so engaging. Themes: Community - Annamarie Malik Anna is a current Master of Public Health student, studying in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior at UB. She is currently working in the Dean's Office of SPHHP, assisting with outreach, recruitment, and communications. Anna is passionate about health communications, nutrition, and food insecurity, and she hopes to find a job in the public health field when she graduates with her MPH this May. Violence Prevention - Dr. Akua Gyamerah, DrPH, MPH Reproductive and Sexual Health - Danise Wilson, MPH Danise has served as the Executive Director for Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center (ENAHEC) since 2016 where she works to create and train a diverse health workforce through career exposure programs, mentorship, and increasing understanding of cultural competency. She acts as a change agent for those within her community by addressing social determinants, educational opportunities, and practicing career exploration activities. Mental Health - Dr. Christine Linkie, MS, PhD Rural Health - Dr. Frank Cerny, PhD, MD Accessibility - Dr. Albina Minlikeeva, PhD Food and Nutrition - Dr. Jennifer Temple, PhD Resources: National Public Health Week Website Credits: Host/Writers: Sarah Robinson Guests: Annamarie Malik, Dr. Akua Gyamerah, Danise Wilson, Dr. Christine Linkie, Dr. Frank Cerny, Dr. Albina Minlikeeva, Dr. Jennifer Temple Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson Theme Music: Dr. Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:36:04

Food and Water Insecurity, with Nadia Koyratty

3/2/2023
Join UB master's degree students Nicholas Levano (public health), Danielle Nerber (public health and medicine), and Nikitha Cothari (biomedical informatics) as they interview epidemiologist and global health researcher Dr. Nadia Koyratty, PhD, MS about food and water insecurity in low-, middle-, and high-income countries. Dr. Koyratty is a University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions alumna, receiving her PhD in Epidemiology and Environmental Health in 2021. She has over 10 years of health and nutrition research experience, both in academia and in industry, specifically focusing on low-, middle-, and high-income countries. Her primary interests lie in the global public health field, with a focus on food security, water security, and non-communicable diseases. Resources: The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022 | FAO | Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsHousehold Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) – Research Coordination Network (RCN) – Funded by the National Science Foundation (hwise-rcn.org)Papers Authored by Dr. Koyratty: Growth and growth trajectory among infants in early life: contributions of food insecurity and water insecurity in rural ZimbabweImplementation and maintenance of infant dietary diversity in Zimbabwe: contribution of food and water insecurityFood Insecurity and Water Insecurity in Rural Zimbabwe: Development of Multidimensional Household MeasuresFood Insecurity and COVID-19 Food-Related Perceptions, Practices, and Problems: A 3-State Descriptive Study Credits: Host/Writers: Nicholas Levano, Danielle Nerber, Nikitha Cothari Guests: Dr. Nadia Koyratty, PhD, MS Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson Theme Music: Sungmin Shin, DMA Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:39:58

Urban Agriculture, Food Contamination, and Food Insecurity

2/2/2023
Join Master of Public Health students, Sarah Robinson and Leah Bargnesi, as they interview Dr. Prathima Nalam, Dr. Anna Paltseva, and Jeanette Koncikowski on their joint project tackling lead contamination in urban soil. These three experts are working together to use natural resources like mycelium, the root-like structure of a fungus, to absorb lead contamination and make urban gardening and farming safe in the Buffalo community. Dr. Prathima Nalam, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Design and Innovation in University at Buffalo's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Her research focuses on tribology, soft mechanics, surface and interfacial forces, and atomic force microscopy. Dr. Anna Paltseva, PhD, is an urban soil scientist who has researched urban soil contamination and remediation for over 8 years. She is currently a member of the faculty team at the School of Geosciences at the University of Lousiana at LaFayette. Her mission is to educate communities about the critical importance of soil health for growing nutritious food and medicine, for supporting healthy ecosystems, and for helping to sequester harmful greenhouse gases. Jeanette Koncikowski joined Grassroots Gardens of Western New York as their Executive Director in May 2018. She is a long-time community educator and activist, bringing almost 20 years of experience with nonprofit organizations in human services. Jeanette believes it is essential that all neighborhoods and families in Western New York benefit from our region’s revitalization and that everyone has a right to healthy, affordable and accessible food. Community gardens should be the cornerstones of such efforts as they provide nourishment for our bodies and spirits. Resources: Can a fungus help to clean up lead-contaminated soil: https://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2022/01/019.html Send soil samples to Dr. Paltseva's lab: https://geos.louisiana.edu/soils-lab Grassroots Gardens of Western New York: https://www.grassrootsgardens.org/ Credits: Host/Writers: Sibaridibo Banuna, Leah Bargnesi, Sarah Robinson Guests: Jeanette Koncikowski, Dr. Prathima Nalam, PhD, Dr. Anna Paltseva, PhD Production Assistant/Audio Editor: Sarah Robinson Theme Music: Sungmin Shin, DMA This episode was produced as a final project in Dr. Katarzyna Kordas' Global Health class, a graduate-level course offered at the University at Buffalo. Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:48:59

Inclusive Nutrition, with Catherine Brown

1/5/2023
After becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Katie Brown worked in both hospital and nursing home settings providing medical nutrition therapy for several years, where she gained experience working with patients with mental illness and prior psychiatric hospitalizations. Throughout her career and personal experience, Katie has found that healthcare can be very uncomfortable and alienating for people, especially those who are mentally and/or physically disabled. Katie works to mitigate the discomfort felt by those seeking healthcare in her inclusive nutrition practice. Learn more about Katie's practice here. Credits: Host/Writer: Nicole Klem, MS, RD Guest: Catherine Brown, MS, RDN, CDN Production Assistant: Sarah Robinson Video/Audio Editor: Omar Brown Theme Music: Sungmin Shin, DMA Faculty Consultant: Nicole Klem, MS, RD Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:40:47

Improving Nutrition in Spanish-Speaking Communities, with Maria Aguero de Manunta

12/1/2022
Maria Aguero de Manunta is a local dietitian from Paraguay who previously worked for Neighborhood Health Center in Buffalo, New York. As a Spanish-speaking dietitian, she is making significant progress in reaching our predominantly Spanish-speaking population in Buffalo related to nutrition care, specifically diabetes, weight management and heart disease. Maria is currently serving as the Clinical Director for University at Buffalo's Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. Resources: Maria LifeStyle Nutrition Credits: Host/Writer: Nicole Klem, MS, RD Guest: Maria Aguero de Manunta, MS Production Assistant: Sarah Robinson Video/Audio Editor: Omar Brown Theme Music: Sungmin Shin, DMA Faculty Consultant: Nicole Klem, MS, RD Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:28:38

HIV/AIDS and Food Insecurity, with Jacob Bleasdale

11/3/2022
Jacob Bleasdale, MS is a fourth-year Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior at the School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo. His program of research seeks to understand the multi-level determinants of HIV prevention and treatment among communities most impacted by the HIV epidemic. Specifically, his dissertation work explores the complex relationships between food insecurity and engagement in the HIV care continuum. Read Jake's most recent publication discussed in the podcast here: Socio-Structural Factors and HIV Care Engagement among People Living with HIV during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study in the United States Credits: Host/Writer: Sarahmona Przybyla, PhD, MPH Guest: Jacob Bleasdale, PhD(c), MS Production Assistant: Sarah Robinson Video/Audio Editor: Omar Brown Theme Music: Sungmin Shin, DMA Faculty Consultant: Nicole Klem, MS, RD Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:25:32

Tanzania's Cash Plus Nutrition Program, with Jennifer Matafu of UNICEF

10/6/2022
Last spring, our cohost, Dr. Tia Palermo, had the opportunity to travel to Tanzania and speak with Jennifer Matafu of UNICEF about a social protection intervention aimed to improve children's nutrition. In this episode, we dive deep into the value of programs such as UNICEF's Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) and learn why models such as these could be critical in eradicating poverty. Jennifer Matafu has extensive experience working in the social-economic development sector. At UNICEF Tanzania, where she has worked for 5 years, she is leading the policy dialogue, advocacy and programming related to social protection. Prior to that, she worked with the Embassy of Sweden/Swedish International Development Agency Sida in Tanzania for 20 years, where she managed programs in the areas of social protection, local governance, democratic governance, public sector reform programs, and land governance tenure and natural resource management. She has led and coordinated policy dialogue both at national and community levels. Resources: Tanzania: Joint Programme to Support Tanzania’s Productive Social Safety Net Credits: Host/Writer: Tia Palermo, PhD Guest: Jennifer Matafu, MA Production Assistant: Sarah Robinson Video/Audio Editor: Omar Brown Theme Music: Sungmin Shin, DMA Faculty Consultant: Nicole Klem, MS, RD Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:27:25

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 and Urban Planning where he teaches the Food Systems Planning class for graduate students. Prior to his time at UB, Derek spent four years working at Grassroots Gardens WNY helping communities steward vacant and underutilized spaces into community gardens. He is a Buffalo transplant from Vestal, NY, and loves every block of this city. Resources: UB's Climate Action PlanClean Air Coalition StudyPPG Redlining StudyGlobal Health Initiative's Virtual Innovation SprintCredits: Host/Writer: Saad Alasil, PhD, MS, MPH | Tiffany Mai, MPH | Kayla Giglia Guest: Derek Nichols, MA Production Assistant: Sarah Robinson Video/Audio Editor: Omar Brown Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:36:13

Tobacco-Related Health Disparities, with 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 health psychologist. She has dedicated her career to the scientific study of minority health and racial/ethnic disparities, focusing on chronic illness prevention and health behavior change. Her program of community engaged research focuses on understanding multilevel factors and biopsychosocial mechanisms underlying modifiable risk factors, such as tobacco use and stress processes, and the development of community responsive and culturally specific interventions. Her goal is to contribute to the body of scientific knowledge and disseminate findings into communities with high need. Teaching Notes Resources: Engagement and short-term abstinence outcomes among African Americans and Caucasians in the National Cancer Institute’s smokefreetxt programAddressing underserved populations and disparities in behavior change CDC Tobacco-Related DisparitiesSmokefree Text Messaging Programs Credits: Host/Writer/Researcher - Schuyler Lawson, MA Guest - Dr. Monica Webb-Hooper, PhD Audio Editor - Omar Brown Production Assistant - Sarah Robinson Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:33:33

Recreational Cannabis Legalization in New York State, with 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 young adults substance (alcohol, marijuana) use; 2) cognitive and behavioral approaches to the conceptualization, prevention, and treatment of addictive behaviors; 3) psycho-social issues (e.g., gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status) related to substance use and misuse; 4) research methods that use technology (e.g., ecological momentary assessment, smart phone apps) for assessment and intervention; 5) high-risk behaviors (e.g., intimate partner aggression, condom use) related to substance use. Teaching Notes Resources: https://cannabis.ny.gov/adult-use https://cannabis.ny.gov/medical-cannabis https://publichealth.buffalo.edu/community-health-and-health-behavior/faculty-and-staff/faculty-directory/lcollins.html Credits: Host/Writer/Researcher - Schuyler Lawson, MA Guest - Dr. R. Lorraine Collins, PhD Audio Editor - Omar Brown Production Assistant - Sarah Robinson Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:49:18

Attitudes Around Disability, with 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 design and programming. She enjoys working with all members of the UB community to learn about, design and implement education and participation opportunities for everyone. Sue is also a Registered Yoga Teacher. Teaching Notes Resources: 1. Ableism by Michelle R. Nario-Redmond (Includes poem entitled "Ableism" by Maria Palacios, 2017) 2. Disability Visibility Book and Podcast by Alice Wong 3. Disability Justice Concepts (various online resources) by Mia Mingus, Patty Berne, and the late Stacey Milburn (Mia and Stacey have both presented at UB 4. Crip Camp Documentary 5. Being Heumann memoir by Judy Heumann (who is also in Crip Camp as a teenager) 6. Follow us! Official Webpage Buzzsprout Spotify Apple Podcasts Youtube Instagram Facebook Twitter

Duration:00:34:39