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Navigating professional life as a "racialized" person can be exhausting. Join Dr. O, a Public Health Physician Specialist in Toronto, as she interviews guests who are overcoming the obstacles of overt and institutionalized racism to achieve their professional goals while creating healthy and fulfilling lives. If you'd like to learn about thriving in the face of adversity while staying well, this is the podcast for you.

Navigating professional life as a "racialized" person can be exhausting. Join Dr. O, a Public Health Physician Specialist in Toronto, as she interviews guests who are overcoming the obstacles of overt and institutionalized racism to achieve their professional goals while creating healthy and fulfilling lives. If you'd like to learn about thriving in the face of adversity while staying well, this is the podcast for you.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Navigating professional life as a "racialized" person can be exhausting. Join Dr. O, a Public Health Physician Specialist in Toronto, as she interviews guests who are overcoming the obstacles of overt and institutionalized racism to achieve their professional goals while creating healthy and fulfilling lives. If you'd like to learn about thriving in the face of adversity while staying well, this is the podcast for you.

Language:

English

Contact:

6474493371


Episodes

S02 E01 - Kike Ojo-Thompson discusses anti-African attitudes, “Misogynoir”, and raising resilient Black children

3/31/2021
“Welcome to Season 2 of The “Race, Health & Happiness” Podcast! This season is about “Game Changers”, people who are dismantling institutional racism in their own fields, teaching us how to do it, or how to support it, while we thrive. In this episode I speak with Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Kike Ojo-Thompson, whose mission is to transform institutions and work cultures into more equitable spaces. Our conversation explores the tensions and intersections of Black identity within Black...

Duration:00:56:20

S02 Special Episode - Retro Trailer "2020 Hindsight"

3/17/2021
In preparation for Season 2 of RaceHealthHappy.com, we decided to revisit Season 1 of the show one last time. Looking back with "2020 Hindsight" at a difficult year we were reminded that the conversations Dr. O had with her guests are still relevant as we continue to explore how to thrive and stay well in a racialized world. You can enjoy all of the episodes of RHH's Season 1 at http://www.RaceHealthHappiness.com or wherever you get your podcasts. And stay tuned for "Race, Health &...

Duration:00:05:59

S01 Special Episode 01 - Director X discusses how meditation can reduce violence and promote wellness.

8/26/2020
Dr. O speaks with Director X, internationally acclaimed film and music video director, about the night he got shot, how he wants to use brain science to address gun violence, and why he is not getting support from his friends in the hip-hop community. Shownotes - https://bit.ly/3aTTbdx

Duration:00:32:38

S01 E04 - Professor Akwatu Khenti discusses using optimism as armor, and public health solutions to gun violence

7/31/2020
Dr. O speaks with researcher and community leader Akwatu Khenti, PhD about how he uses the power of optimism, rooted in his African and Trinidadian heritage, to overcome adversity in his life. Dr. Khenti also talks about the real causes of gun violence in Black communities, including systemic racism and systems of oppression. Show Notes - bit.ly/2D6JxHX

Duration:00:49:49

S01 E03 - Dr. Roberta K. Timothy discusses how connection to her African heritage helps her to resist Anti-Black Racism

6/22/2020
"Dr. O speaks with professor and Black community advocate Dr. Roberta K. Timothy, about how her connection with her African ancestry helps her to survive and overcome Anti-Black Racism and stay mentally healthy. Dr. Timothy also talks about the impacts of racism on growing minds, the importance of community support and therapy, and why she needs to be surrounded by her people to feel invigorated." Shownotes - bit.ly/2Vm73qv

Duration:01:00:56

S01 E02 - Celina Caesar-Chavannes discusses her professional journey, “showing up” for self and community, and the power of her Inner Child

4/6/2020
Dr. O speaks with Celina Caesar-Chavannes, mental health advocate and former member of Canadian parliament, about her journey to find her place at the professional table, the importance of “showing up” for herself and her community, and how she learned to tap into the strength of her Inner Child. ShowNotes - bit.ly/2RbjVgURHHE02

Duration:00:34:19

S01 E00 "Episode Zero" - How RHH Was Created

2/25/2020
Dr. O and Dr. Karl Kabasele discuss the origins of the podcast. Please see additional Show Notes. (http://bit.ly/3cKtA7eRHHE00)

Duration:00:16:00

S01 E01 — Ritu Bhasin discusses authenticity, belonging, and growing up between cultures

2/25/2020
Dr. O speaks with lawyer, author and inclusion specialist Ritu Bhasin, about finding your authentic self, growing up caught between cultures — and how staying healthy can be a revolutionary act. Please see additional Show Notes. (http://bit.ly/2TXfbvORHH01)

Duration:00:35:32