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Skinny Trees: An Exploration of Health Inequities In & Around Chicago is the first Chicago-born podcast to bring varied content to our audience in an effort to tell the stories of health inequities in and around Chicago. We will view these issues through the lens of community members and organizations, students and academia. We believe that everyone has a different story and perspective and each deserves to be told. We will spotlight history, varying perspectives and stories of health equity success!

Skinny Trees: An Exploration of Health Inequities In & Around Chicago is the first Chicago-born podcast to bring varied content to our audience in an effort to tell the stories of health inequities in and around Chicago. We will view these issues through the lens of community members and organizations, students and academia. We believe that everyone has a different story and perspective and each deserves to be told. We will spotlight history, varying perspectives and stories of health equity success!
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Skinny Trees: An Exploration of Health Inequities In & Around Chicago is the first Chicago-born podcast to bring varied content to our audience in an effort to tell the stories of health inequities in and around Chicago. We will view these issues through the lens of community members and organizations, students and academia. We believe that everyone has a different story and perspective and each deserves to be told. We will spotlight history, varying perspectives and stories of health equity success!

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English

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312.503.6164


Episodes

S2E2: Dr. Julie Morita fmr. Commissioner of Chicago Dept. of Public Health & Current EVP at RWJF

7/24/2019
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In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Julie Morita, former Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health and currently the Executive Vice President at the RWJF (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)"overseeing all programming, policy, research, and communications activities in support of its vision of building a Culture of Health in America in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being." In our interview, we discuss Dr. Morita's past accomplishments, her...

Duration:00:37:29

S2E1 Dr. Melissa Simon Re-Introduction & the new CHET (Center for Health Equity Transformation)

6/21/2019
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Welcome back! SkinnyTrees is happy to return with its second season. In this first episode of season two we bring back Dr. Melissa Simon to discuss what we have been up to since you last heard from us. Dr. Simon introduces an exciting new center launched this year -- the Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET). She explains the work this center aims to do and how it is taking a different approach. Dr. Simon stresses why health equity is important and required to lift health for all....

Duration:00:18:11

Mini-Episode 1: Conversations with a Health Services Researcher, Dr. Joe Feinglass

9/29/2017
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Join Skinny Trees on their first Mini-Episode led by Anika Jagasia, a rising high school Senior. Anika speaks with Dr. Joe Feinglass on his long-time career as a historian, social activist, former factory machinist, community college professor, and now a full professor and health services researcher at Northwestern University.

Duration:00:26:26

SkinnyTrees Interviews Howard Brown COO

8/16/2017
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SkinnyTrees Interviews Howard Brown COO by Center for Health Equity Transformation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Duration:00:46:02

Nothing About Us WITHOUT Us: A conversation with Access Living

3/17/2017
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When you think of health inequities our visions are not automatically brought to a person in a wheelchair, but people with disabilities experience many barriers to care, are often living on public aid, and have - as you might imagine - general issues maneuvering - at times - an inaccessible world. Being one of the first ten centers for independent living established in the country, Access Living's model includes over half of the board and the staff as people with disabilities. Nothing about...

Duration:00:52:55

EPISODE 2: Breaking the Rules’ with One of Chicago’s Dr. Linda Rae Murray

12/6/2016
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EPISODE 2 | On ‘Breaking the Rules’ with one of Chicago’s most prominent Social Activists, Dr. Linda Rae Murray. www.skinnytreespodcast.com CHARGED. HAPPY. HOSTILE. ENRAGED. HOPEFUL. DISAPPOINTED. How do you feel about the last month? We have a new {future} President. We have a changing America. On Episode 2, we dive a little deeper into this… Dr. Murray is one of the largest personalities we will most likely ever to have grace Skinny Trees and is quick to have an unfiltered, real-talk, open...

Duration:01:03:48

SkinnyTreesEpisode1October31.2

10/31/2016
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Episode 1 was created to set the scene for the content of Skinny Trees and the reoccurring themes we will discuss over the next 6 months of season 1. We interview Dr. Melissa Simon to better understand the landscape of health equity and to learn more about the varying terms of health disparities/inequality/inequities. Intro Music: Artist: Elizabeth Breen and Band Album: Havin' Stuff and Bein' Pretty Song Title: The Heat 5 in 5 Music: Tone Jonez www.tonejonez.com Outro Music: Tone Jonez...

Duration:00:42:11