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Montrece Ransom Discusses Her Journey Into Public Health Law at the CDC

10/16/2018
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In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, we speak with Montrece Ransom, Team Lead for Training and Workforce Development with the Public Health Law Program (PHLP) in the Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She discusses her journey into her career in Public Health Law at the CDC.

Duration:00:28:16

Sound Healing, Part 2: A Conversation with Alexander Tuttle

9/27/2018
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Can sound waves heal our bodies and minds? There’s a growing belief that certain holistic healing methods such as sound therapy do lead to positive health outcomes. In my previous podcast episode, host Elena Vidrascu examined the physiological responses we have to audio stimulation, by understanding how our ears and brains process information received audibly through sound waves, and then looking at the relationship between our brain waves and our health in an effort to introduce you to...

Duration:00:23:31

Sound Therapy for Treatment of Pain, Depression, and Substance Abuse: Part 1

9/21/2018
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Can sound waves heal our bodies and minds? There’s a growing belief that certain holistic healing methods such as sound therapy do lead to positive health outcomes. In this two-part series, I explore the potential healing properties of sound therapy by examining the physiological responses we have to audio stimulation. I start by trying to better understand sound waves and how our ears and brains process information received audibly. Then I look at the relationship between our brain waves...

Duration:00:07:35

Whitney Hewlett Roots

9/18/2018
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In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, Whitney Hewlett Noël, MPH, former NACCHO Program Analyst, describes the Roots of Health Inequities course, funded by the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities and the National Institute of Health (NIH). The Roots of Health Inequity is an online learning collaborative. The site offers a starting place for those who want to address systemic differences in health and wellness that are, actionable, unfair, and unjust

Duration:00:13:33

Dr. Allison Chamberlain Discusses Her Work as an Epidemiologist

9/17/2018
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In this episode, Dr. Allison Chamberlain, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health, talks to us about a case study she wrote and published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice involving a legionella outbreak in NYC, how she became an epidemiology consultant for the Fulton County Board of Health, and the work she has done with her students in bridging the gap between practice and research.

Duration:00:27:02