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CURE THE CULTURE is a space where members of the diaspora can speak to the provider and patient experience. We cultivate health conversations in the black community and answer questions through research-based dialogue. A safe haven where black patients can come listen to various topics that affect the health and wellness of our community. Join Nia and Eboni for in-depth discussions with black healthcare specialists.

CURE THE CULTURE is a space where members of the diaspora can speak to the provider and patient experience. We cultivate health conversations in the black community and answer questions through research-based dialogue. A safe haven where black patients can come listen to various topics that affect the health and wellness of our community. Join Nia and Eboni for in-depth discussions with black healthcare specialists.

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United States

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CURE THE CULTURE is a space where members of the diaspora can speak to the provider and patient experience. We cultivate health conversations in the black community and answer questions through research-based dialogue. A safe haven where black patients can come listen to various topics that affect the health and wellness of our community. Join Nia and Eboni for in-depth discussions with black healthcare specialists.

Language:

English


Episodes

Caring for Kids: Birth & Beyond

5/7/2022
Do you know that only 3.6% of the currently practicing Physician Associates/Assistants (PAs as they’re commonly called) are black? In this episode, our hosts Nia Phillips PA-C talks about a wide range of medical topics covering pediatrics and the role of pediatricians and black PA's caring for children. Exploring the journey of how Nia got into the specialty of pediatrics, this episode gradually dives deep and answers questions about the PA profession, the differences between being a...

Duration:01:03:20

Black Mothers Matter: Finding The Right Fit For Birth & Beyond

4/8/2022
Did you know that, 65% of all pregnancy related deaths are preventable? 90% of deaths related to pregnancy related hemorrhages are preventable and that black women are 243% more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications. In today’s episode we are joined by Dr. Amutah-Onukagha, the Julia A. Okoro Professor of Black Maternal Health in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Amutah currently researches maternal health...

Duration:00:54:16

A Glance into Couples Therapy & Relationships

3/15/2022
Let's talk about relationships! This episode highlights our very own Eboni Gadson MSW, LSW. Eboni studied psychology at St. John's University in Queens, New York. When she's not working with individuals and couples at The Princeton Center for MindBody Healing, you can find her leading discussions about sexuality, trauma, healthy relationships, and how healthcare practitioners can provide more affirming care. Eboni and I sit down to discuss all things relationships and answer your questions...

Duration:00:50:06

Multiple Myeloma with Dr. Daphanie Taylor

3/4/2022
According to recent figures, there are only 500 Black Hematologist/Oncologist in America. If you've listened to the show before, you know that our most powerful tool to Curing The Culture is more Black healthcare providers in EVERY aspect of healthcare. This week we are discussing an important topic, Multiple Myeloma - a rare type of cancer that develops in "white blood cells called a plasma cells. Healthy plasma cells help you fight infections by making antibodies. In multiple myeloma,...

Duration:01:05:05

The Magic of Midwives with Amanda Mondesir

2/4/2022
The reason for the high rate of Black Maternal Mortality in the United States can't be narrowed down into one single cause. Still, our next guest believes that the solution lies in returning to our roots - Midwifery. "We can eradicate this epidemic by keeping women healthy," says Amanda Mondesir LM, CM, MS. Amanda is the founder of Mon De'sir Midwifery and the host of the Midwifery In The Mornings Podcast. In this interview, Amanda discusses her holistic approach to Midwifery and the...

Duration:01:11:15

Unmasking Diet Culture with Aubrey Redd

1/20/2022
Have you tried various different diets, but none seems to be working for you? You have come to the right place. Aubrey Redd will help us explore and umask diet culture, and chances are, by the end of the episode, you will have answers to your questions. Aubrey Redd, MS, RDN, LDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist practicing in Pennsylvania. Her private practice, Aubrey Redd Nutrition LLC, aims to support her patients on their journey from exiting diet culture to finding food freedom....

Duration:01:06:06

Primary Care: The Quarterbacks of Your Health Team

12/20/2021
Comedian Katt Williams said it best "Some of us need to check in with our star player." Your primary care provider or "PCP" is the quarterback of your health team, and just like a quarterback, your PCP is responsible for getting in the huddle with you and leading you on your health journey. In this episode of Cure The Culture, we are chatting with Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi, a Penn State College of Medicine graduate and founder of the Cherry Hill Free Clinic, about the role of primary care...

Duration:00:50:48

Food is Medicine: How Black Dieticians Can Decrease Disease Burden in the Black Community

11/29/2021
Food is our happy place, literally! Did you know that 95% of serotonin is produced in our gastrointestinal tract (G.I.)? The link between proper nutrition and good health is well-documented, yet most healthcare providers are taught very little about the natural healing power of food. Worse are the barriers between insurance providers and dieticians like our guest, Denine Rogers MS, RDN, L.D., FAND. Instead of using a proper balanced diet, exercise and nutrition to heal, we are often taught...

Duration:00:56:17

The Work of Doulas with Jacquelyn Clemmons

11/4/2021
Today we are highlighting the work of Jacquelyn Clemmons, a birth and traditional postpartum Doula. Mrs. Clemmons comes from a lineage of birth supporters, healers, and entrepreneurs and uses her passion for supporting mothers through their pregnancy journey to Cure, The Culture of the dismissive practices and disparities around maternal care. The moment a woman learns she is pregnant is when she needs her community to rally around her. Black women often don't get a chance to experience...

Duration:01:12:02

How Racism, Gender, and Culture Influence African Americans’ Healthy Development

11/1/2021
Let’s welcome Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards, an associate Professor at Duke University School of Medicine and Director of Research for the Cook Centre of Social Equity at Duke University. Her research centers on how racism, gender, and culture influence African Americans’ healthy development throughout their life. She joins us to discuss how COVID has affected the black community, how to cope, and what’s next. A winding round brought Keisha to where she is now. Growing up in a safe household...

Duration:01:23:01

The Importance of Mental Health with Dr. Beth Walker-Graham

11/1/2021
Today we are joined by Dr. Beth Walker-Graham, currently the Director of Psychotherapy and Behavioural Health at a large hospital network in New Jersey. Dr. Walker-Graham joins us to discuss the importance of mental health, why seeing black practitioners is essential, and the experiences of black patients. Dr. Walker-Graham begins by discussing her own experiences as a black practitioner and as a black patient. In her life and practice, she promotes doing the work and being your own...

Duration:00:54:57

Trailer

10/22/2021
CURE THE CULTURE is a space where members of the diaspora can speak to the provider and patient experience. We cultivate health conversations in the black community and answer questions through research-based dialogue. A safe haven where black patients can come listen to various topics that affect the health and wellness of our community. Join Nia and Eboni for in-depth discussions with black healthcare specialists.

Duration:00:01:12