Public Health Insight-logo

Public Health Insight

Education Podcasts

The Public Health Insight Podcast is a weekly podcast ranked in the top 5% of all podcasts globally. The podcast covers all things public health and global health, from the sustainable development goals to the social determinants of health, as well as interesting dialogues about the diverse career opportunities that exist in the fields. Since its launch in March 2020, the podcast has featured more than 40 high-profile guests and has built an audience in more than 5,000 cities in over 190 countries.

Location:

London, ON

Description:

The Public Health Insight Podcast is a weekly podcast ranked in the top 5% of all podcasts globally. The podcast covers all things public health and global health, from the sustainable development goals to the social determinants of health, as well as interesting dialogues about the diverse career opportunities that exist in the fields. Since its launch in March 2020, the podcast has featured more than 40 high-profile guests and has built an audience in more than 5,000 cities in over 190 countries.

Twitter:

@PHIPodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

5197097951


Episodes
Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Guaranteed Ways To NOT Get A Job

7/16/2024
There are many reasons why candidates mess up job opportunities. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we cover a few of them, including: ◼️ The importance of remembering job descriptions and company details; ◼️ Mistakes made by both early career professionals and seasoned veterans; ◼️ The impact of poor preparation and generic cover letters; ◼️ The necessity of demonstrating knowledge about the organization; ◼️ Professionalism during virtual interviews, including appropriate settings and minimizing distractions; ◼️ Effective interview strategies, including clear communication and handling unexpected questions; ◼️ The significance of post-interview conduct. Tune in for practical tips to avoid jeopardizing your chances of landing a job. Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:40:36

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Find More Job Titles & Postings With This Search Strategy

7/9/2024
Public health job titles and postings are not as standardized as they are in many other fields. Another issue is that many public health organizations use different terms to describe similar roles. So what happens when your search is no longer yielding results? Fortunately, there are simple strategies for finding job opportunities in the public health field beyond the obvious ones. When you’re stuck, try generating specific and general job titles to search for with this formula which includes the prefix (topic) and suffix (functional duty). Once you have your job search terms, using a Boolean search strategy can help you to combine different job titles and keywords to yield more specific results. Find out more in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast. References ◼️ LinkedIn Post: One way to find jobs when you're stuck... Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:19:25

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Places To Work In Public Health - Public Health Units

7/2/2024
There are many places to work in public health. It turns out that Public Health Units (PHUs) are home to a variety of public health professionals, including student placements and internships. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we cover: ◼️ an overview of the role and function of public health units ◼️ similarities and differences when compared to community health centres ◼️ challenges of the PHU structure ◼️ importance of program evaluation ◼️ required skills and competences References ◼️ LinkedIn Post: List of organizations that hire public health professionals in Canada ◼️ List of Public Health Job Titles and Careers Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Purva Mehta, BMSc, MSc Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:32:57

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Places To Work In Public Health - Community Health Centres

6/25/2024
Community Health Centres (CHCs) are an important part of the larger system as they focus primarily on improving the health and well-being of underserved populations who have traditionally faced barriers accessing health services. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we cover: ◼️ the services that CHCs typically offer ◼️ the diverse range of roles including health promoters, nutritionists, social workers, and more ◼️ practical advice for professionals on how to make their international experience relevant to these roles in the Canadian job markets. ◼️ transferable core skills and competencies that fit the roles at a CHC References ◼️ Jobs you can get as a public health professional in Community Health Centres (CHCs) ◼️60+ Organizations That Hire Public Health Professionals: Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Purva Mehta, BMSc, MSc Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:27:15

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Overdose Prevention & Proliferation of Nicotine Products - Part 3 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

6/18/2024
Each year, ASTHO publishes their anticipated top 10 public health policy issues. It is perhaps no surprise that opioids and nicotine products make this list based on the current trends. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, their Chief Medical Officer talks about the chronic nature of addiction and the importance of addressing social determinants of health. The conversation also delves into the successes and challenges in tobacco control, particularly the rise of e-cigarettes. Dr. Plescia emphasizes the need for effective policy interventions, changing social norms, and the role of young public health professionals in reducing health disparities. Guest ◼️ Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer at Association of State and Territorial Health Officials References ◼️ Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH Profile on UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health ◼️ ASTHO Unveils Top 10 State Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024 ◼️ 2023 Environmental Scan of Current and Emerging Public Health Priorities Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:20:44

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Workforce Shortages - Part 2 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

6/11/2024
State and local government public health agencies lost nearly half of their employees between 2017 and 2021. This and many other factors have contributed to a shortage in the workforce. The confusing part is that more people are graduating with public health training than ever before but only 17% are landing in government jobs after finishing school. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Dr. Marcus Plescia of ASTHO joins us to help us make sense of this all and to share various solutions that are being explored by states and territories. Guest ◼️ Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer at Association of State and Territorial Health Officials References ◼️ Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH Profile on UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health ◼️ ASTHO Unveils Top 10 State Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024 ◼️ Strengthening the Public Health Workforce: Streamlining Government Processes and Dedicated Sustainable Funding ◼️ 2023 Environmental Scan of Current and Emerging Public Health Priorities Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:17:34

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Leadership in Public Health and Medicine - Part 1 - Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024

6/4/2024
After initially considering a career in architecture before high-school, Dr. Marcus Plescia went on to pursue a career in medicine and is now the Chief Medical Officer at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Dr. Plescia shares his experience: ◼️ Pursuing a dual degree in medicine and public health; ◼️ Working in the Bronx during the HIV epidemic; ◼️ Shifting to focus on non-communicable diseases; ◼️ Providing leadership to health departments and entire agencies; ◼️ Maintaining a good work-life balance despite all the commitments Guest ◼️ Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer at Association of State and Territorial Health Officials References ◼️ Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH Profile on UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health ◼️ ASTHO Unveils Top 10 State Public Health Policy Issues to Watch in 2024 ◼️ 2023 Environmental Scan of Current and Emerging Public Health Priorities Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:50:19

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Getting More Money With Salary Negotiations

5/28/2024
Salary negotiations are a normal part of the hiring process. Don’t let it stress you out. This conversation on the Public Health Insight Podcast covers various approaches to negotiating a salary, including exploring the following questions: ◼️ How to determine salary expectations before applying for jobs ◼️ How to account for additional benefits beyond salary in the overall compensation packages ◼️ How to justify the amount you’re asking for ◼️ How to stay calm with excitement and when you feel under pressure to accept the first offer Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Purva Mehta, BMSc, MSc Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:34:02

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Perfecting Your Interview Technique

5/21/2024
Job interviewing is one of the most under-practiced skills in the development of public health professionals. In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Gordon and Purva discuss tips and tricks for preparing for job interviews. They emphasize: ◼️ the importance of thoroughly reviewing the job posting; ◼️ aligning your skills and experiences with the requirements; ◼️ the significance of developing a professional brand; ◼️ strategically showcasing your strengths during the interview; ◼️ how to project confidence and handle nerves; ◼️ answering questions effectively; ◼️ analyzing the job posting to clearly understand the role ◼️ relating your responses to the specific job requirements ◼️ asking thoughtful questions that show your interest and knowledge. ◼️ timing and content of thank you emails. Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Purva Mehta, BMSc, MSc Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:43:44

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Impact Of War, Stigma, Mass Migration, & The The Promise Of Universal Testing - Part 2 - Combating HIV/AIDS In Ukraine

5/14/2024
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine has moved through various stages since its initial appearance and with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, and now with the ongoing conflict with Russia. Now, Ukraine currently ranks second in terms of HIV prevalence in the European region. The access and uptake of preventative and medical services related to HIV remains a challenge for a country that ranked second in HIV prevalence in Europe. This is what you'll hear about in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast - the final part of the conversation with Dr. Yaroslava Lopatina, who has worked as an infectious disease doctor serving HIV-positive patients in Ukraine. Guest ◼️ Dr. Yaroslava Lopatina, MD, Country Program Director, AHF Ukraine References ◼️ AHF Ukraine ◼️ Reasons for late detection of HIV infection among persons who applied to health care institutions ◼️ HIV testing in Ukraine. Lost opportunities ◼️ On the frontline of the fight against HIV: Ukraine's resilience and WHO's support ◼️ Two Years On: UNAIDS supports Ukraine’s commitment to the HIV response Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:26:48

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

The Infectious Disease Detective - Part 1 - Combating HIV/AIDS In Ukraine

5/7/2024
Infectious Disease Doctors are often referred to as medical detectives. Ones who investigate clues from a variety of sources to then put all the pieces together to identify a root cause. Inspired by interests in her childhood, Dr. Lopatina shares her journey into medicine and her passion for infectious diseases on the Public Health Insight Podcast. She discusses her first experiences working with patients during the early days of the crisis and how it shaped her understanding of HIV/AIDS. The episode concludes with Dr. Lopatina talking about the challenges of balancing leadership responsibilities with clinical practice. Guest ◼️ Dr. Yaroslava Lopatina, MD, Country Program Director, AHF Ukraine References ◼️ AHF Ukraine ◼️ Reasons for late detection of HIV infection among persons who applied to health care institutions ◼️ HIV testing in Ukraine. Lost opportunities ◼️ On the frontline of the fight against HIV: Ukraine's resilience and WHO's support ◼️ Two Years On: UNAIDS supports Ukraine’s commitment to the HIV response Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:21:58

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Public Health Consulting & Entrepreneurship - Part 3 - The Pioneer

4/30/2024
Looking for some guidance and inspiration to pursue consulting or entrepreneurship in public health? In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley shares her thoughts on the need for more innovation and adaptability in public health work to address the evolving needs of communities. She talks about serving large non-profit organizations through her consulting company, as well as how she got started. Dr. Huntley finished off with an exciting announcement about the newly launched podcast and upcoming book focused on public health entrepreneurs. Guest ◼️ Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley, MPH, PhD References ◼️ DrCHHuntley ◼️ Public Health Epidemiology Conversations Podcast ◼️ Public Health Entrepreneurs Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:23:59

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Starting A Podcast & Finding A Niche - Part 2 - The Pioneer

4/23/2024
Epidemiologists work in many different industries - from non-profits to government and even in private industries like pharmaceuticals, with each experience providing transferable knowledge and skills. What you'll hear in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast is our conversation with Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley where she shares her motivation for launching one of the first independent public health podcasts, Public Health Epidemiology Conversations, in 2017 and her dedication to using this tool to pull back the curtain on public health. Guest ◼️ Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley, MPH, PhD References ◼️ DrCHHuntley ◼️ Public Health Epidemiology Conversations Podcast ◼️ Public Health Entrepreneurs Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:30:21

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Navigating The Field Of Epidemiology & Discovering Public Health - Part 1 - The Pioneer

4/16/2024
Epidemiologists are the eyes and ears of public health but not all careers unfold the same. What you'll hear in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast is our conversation with Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley about her discovery of public health and our journey into epidemiology. She discusses her academic pursuits, including her bachelor's degree in liberal arts and her Master's and PhD in public health. Dr. Hundley also talks about her experience working in the pharmaceutical industry as an epidemiologist and how it differs from government and nonprofit work. Guest ◼️ Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley, MPH, PhD References ◼️ DrCHHuntley ◼️ Public Health Epidemiology Conversations Podcast ◼️ Public Health Entrepreneurs Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:23:45

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Policies Gone Wrong & The Power Of Systems Thinking - Part 3 - Story Of The Opioid Epidemic

4/9/2024
Approximately 115 people die every day in the United States from an opioid overdose, amounting to more than 400,000 deaths in the last two decades alone. The numbers are high, but we must never forget that there's a story behind every single number. Making progress in addressing this crisis requires systems thinking across a multitude of sectors and industries. What you’ll hear in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast with Dr. Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia is: ◼️ The impact of slowly evolving policies on the worsening opioid crisis; ◼️ The role of stigma in hampering progressive approaches; ◼️ The value of adopting a systems thinking approach with a variety of stakeholders; ◼️ Barriers to systems thinking include lack of funding, resources, motivation, and champions for the process; ◼️ A readiness implementation tool can help coalitions and task forces assess their progress and plan strategically for a systems approach; and ◼️ The conversation concludes with Dr. Loeffler-Cobia sharing her personal motivation for doing this work, reminding us that there is a story behind every statistic. Guest ◼️ Dr. Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia, DrPH, MS, Director of Justice and Public Health Policy and Practice at WestEd Justice and Prevention Research Center; University of Southern California Adjunct Associate Professor References ◼️ Helping Leaders Address the Opioid Crisis: A Q&A With Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia ◼️ The White House is now tracking opioid overdoses that don't kill. Why that's important. ◼️ Understanding the Epidemic ◼️ The triple wave epidemic: Supply and demand drivers of the US opioid overdose crisis Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:31:17

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

The Three Waves: OxyContin, Heroin, & Fentanyl - Part 2 - Story Of The Opioid Epidemic

4/2/2024
There are many stories out there about how the opioid crisis has now become one of the greatest public health challenges of our time. Some stories may be more accurate than others, but to get to the truth and truly understand the current opioid crisis, we must go back in time. What you'll hear in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast is our conversation with Dr. Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia, where we develop a chronological timeline of the three waves of the modern opioid crisis in the U.S., including the early use of opium and morphine, development of non-opioid pain relievers, overprescribing of OxyContin, transition to heroin, and the introduction of fentanyl. The conversation also explores the role of illicit markets in sustaining the overdose crisis. Guest ◼️ Dr. Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia, DrPH, MS, Director of Justice and Public Health Policy and Practice at WestEd Justice and Prevention Research Center; University of Southern California Adjunct Associate Professor References ◼️ Helping Leaders Address the Opioid Crisis: A Q&A With Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia ◼️ The White House is now tracking opioid overdoses that don't kill. Why that's important. ◼️ Understanding the Epidemic ◼️ The triple wave epidemic: Supply and demand drivers of the US opioid overdose crisis Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:25:55

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Substance Use, Criminal Justice, & Public Health Advocacy On Capitol Hill - Part 1 - Story Of The Opioid Epidemic

3/26/2024
The opioid crisis is as rampant as any other time in history and a lot of work remains to be done until we can feel the progress being made. Every so often though, we have the privilege of meeting someone behind the work, someone who's committed a significant portion of their profession and of their lives to creating a world where the opioid epidemic is no more. What you’ll hear in this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast is a captivating conversation with Dr. Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia, Director of Justice and Public Health Policy and Practice at WestEd Justice and Prevention Research Center. She shares her journey into public health and her transition into criminal justice, why she got her DrPH many years after her Master’s degree, and her experiences advocating for policy change on Capitol Hill. We also get to learn more about her in the Insight Blitz segment, where she talks about living in Utah and the worst piece of advice she’s ever gotten. Guest ◼️ Dr. Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia, DrPH, MS, Director of Justice and Public Health Policy and Practice at WestEd Justice and Prevention Research Center; University of Southern California Adjunct Associate Professor References ◼️ Helping Leaders Address the Opioid Crisis: A Q&A With Jennifer Loeffler-Cobia ◼️ The White House is now tracking opioid overdoses that don't kill. Why that's important. ◼️ Understanding the Epidemic Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:27:25

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

Achieving Happiness Through Actions At All Levels Of The Socioecological Model - Part 3 - Designing Happier Lives

3/19/2024
What is the role of organizations, communities, and governments in making people happy and satisfied with their lives? In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we conclude our conversation with Dr. Paul Dolan to have a discussion about: ◼️ The underrated power of conversations and challenging social norms. ◼️ Designing workplaces that fosters a sense of belonging and purpose. ◼️ Governments playing more of a role in designing happier lives and its measurement through GDP and broader indicators of national prosperity ◼️ How to implement intentions effectively and finding time to do things that make you happy Guest ◼️ Dr. Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics References ◼️Get Happier Podcast ◼️ Unmarried, childless women are happiest people of all, says expert ◼️ The money, job, marriage myth: are you happy yet? ◼️ Substack: Crystal Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:29:14

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

The Determinants Of Happiness - Part 2 - Designing Happier Lives w/ Dr. Paul Dolan

3/12/2024
Can we define happiness simply as an algebraic equation with the feeling of happiness on one side and a variety of other variables on the other? In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we continue the conversation with Dr. Paul Dolan about the determinants of happiness, why it's so challenging to measure it, the midlife crisis phenomenon, the opportunity costs of attention, exploring whether money truly makes you happy, and understanding social narratives and expectations. Guest ◼️ Dr. Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics References ◼️Get Happier Podcast ◼️ Unmarried, childless women are happiest people of all, says expert ◼️ The money, job, marriage myth: are you happy yet? ◼️ Substack: Crystal Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Subscribe to the Newsletter Subscribe to The Insight newsletter so you don’t miss out on the latest podcast episodes, live events, job skills, learning opportunities, and other engaging professional development content here. Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:31:27

Ask host to enable sharing for playback control

What Health Economics Tells Us About Happiness - Part 1 - Designing Happier Lives w/ Dr. Paul Dolan

3/5/2024
If you could have one thing, anything in the world, What would that be? Would it be money or would it be health, happiness, or some combination? In this episode of the Public Health Insight Podcast, we sit down with Dr. Paul Dolan to try and get to the bottom of all of this. Dr. Dolan is a Professor of Behavioral Sciences at the London School of Economics, with research interests mainly in human behavior, happiness, and the relationships between them. Before he was a professor though, he'd always been curious about learning and navigating the unpredictable journey of luck, while being the first in his family to go to university. Guest ◼️ Dr. Paul Dolan, Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics References ◼️Get Happier Podcast ◼️ Unmarried, childless women are happiest people of all, says expert ◼️ The money, job, marriage myth: are you happy yet? ◼️ Substack: Crystal Hosts & Producers ◼️ Gordon Thane, BMSc, MPH, PMP® ◼️ Leshawn Benedict, MPH, MSc, PMP® Production Notes ◼️ Music from Johnny Harris x Tom Fox: The Music Room Send us a Text Message to let us know what you think.

Duration:00:24:31