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The Black Doctors Speak Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Headlined by Dr. Michael LeNoir, The Black Doctors Speak Podcast will focus on the healthcare issues that affect our community, while providing special guest commentary and action steps to help us heal.

Headlined by Dr. Michael LeNoir, The Black Doctors Speak Podcast will focus on the healthcare issues that affect our community, while providing special guest commentary and action steps to help us heal.

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United States

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Headlined by Dr. Michael LeNoir, The Black Doctors Speak Podcast will focus on the healthcare issues that affect our community, while providing special guest commentary and action steps to help us heal.

Language:

English


Episodes

COVID Conversations with your Patients

5/4/2022
On this week's Black Doctors Speak, we are joined by Michael LeNoir, MD and Donna Carey, MD, Medical Director of Case Management at Alameda Alliance for Health as we discuss the COVID Pandemic and having candid conversations with patients on the importance of the vaccine.

Duration:00:23:32

African American Health and where we are with the COVID Pandemic

4/21/2022
On this week's Black Doctors Speak, we are joined by Michael LeNoir, MD and Noha Abeoleta, MD, founding CEO of Roots Community Health Center, a community-based, community-driven and community-empowering model for improving wellness that Roots calls "Whole Health" in Oakland, CA. Join us as we discuss the COVID Pandemic, Vaccine Boosters, Mental Health and Legislative Policy.

Duration:00:24:36

Mental Health in the African American Community

1/24/2022
This week on the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Dr. George Woods who will discuss Mental health in the African American Community. Dr. Woods is a very prominent psychiatrist who feels that the mental health delivery system is not sensitive, and often prejudiced, against African Americans. In addition, many African Americans are distrustful of mental health services. An article in the Journal of Racial and Health Disparities identified a small study highlighting differences...

Duration:00:30:29

Flu and Safety

1/17/2022
In case you missed it, join the African American Wellness Project each Wednesday on our FB channel for Wellness Watch where discuss various health issues that affect you! During this episode, we were joined by Donna White Carey, MD, Dori Russ, MD and Lakiea Wright, MD as they discuss the flu and safety! Join in the conversation each week starting at 8pm ET.

Duration:00:28:36

COVID-19 Vaccinations in Children

11/15/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Oliver Brooks to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations in children. Oliver Tate Brooks, M.D. received his undergraduate degree in biology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1977, graduating in three years. While at Morehouse, he received the Frederick E. Mapp Prize in Biology for excellence in biology. Dr. Brooks received his medical degree in 1981 from Howard University College of Medicine, where he was a summer...

Duration:00:29:17

Environmental Justice

11/15/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Mark Mitchell M.D., MPH, FACPM to discuss Environmental Justice and how this impacts your health. Mark Mitchell M.D., MPH, FACPM is a senior member of our Program on Climate and Health team. A preventive medicine physician trained in environmental health and health policy, for over two decades Dr. Mitchell has worked in the public health sector -- including as Director of the Hartford, Connecticut Health Department -- and...

Duration:00:31:24

Talking to Black Parents about the COVID-19 Vaccination

11/15/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Oliver Brooks to discuss talking to black parents about the COVID-19 vaccination. Oliver Tate Brooks, M.D. received his undergraduate degree in biology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1977, graduating in three years. While at Morehouse, he received the Frederick E. Mapp Prize in Biology for excellence in biology. Dr. Brooks received his medical degree in 1981 from Howard University College of Medicine,...

Duration:00:31:18

Asthma in the 21st Century

10/11/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Asthma Specialist, Dr. Esteban González Burchard to discuss Asthma in the 21st Century and how this impacts your health. Esteban González Burchard, M.D., M.P.H. is an American physician-scientist, specializing in pulmonary and critical care medicine, asthma, genetics, gene-environment interactions, pharmacology, epidemiology, and health disparities. He is the Founder and Director of the Asthma Collaboratory and the Center...

Duration:00:31:23

Sleep Disorders with Dr. Jerrold Kram

10/6/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Sleep Disorder Specialist, Dr. Jerrold Kram to discuss Sleep patterns and how this impacts your health.

Duration:01:07:31

Children and Sports with NBA Coach, Brian Shaw

8/30/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by NBA Coach, Brian Shaw, to discuss Children, Sports and COVID-19 effects on children. Learn how to keep your children safe and healthy, during sports activities on this edition of our podcast.

Duration:02:59:44

Going Back to School and COVID-19

8/23/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Samira L. Brown, Co-Founder of Little Lives PPE and Primary Care Pediatrician and Ms. Lakisha Culpepper, Garland Independent School District Liaison to the African American Community, to discuss Going Back to School and the effects of COVID-19 on children. Learn how to keep your children safe and healthy during this pandemic on this edition of our podcast.

Duration:03:13:56

Diabetes and Foot Health

8/2/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Michael A DiGiacomo, a Podiatry Specialist in Oakland, California who brings more than 46 years of diverse experience in Podiatry. Learn more about the causes of diabetes and foot related conditions on this edition of our podcast.

Duration:03:17:27

Men's Health and Erectile Dysfunction

7/26/2021
On this edition of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Oliver Brooks and Dr. Dawud Lankford who are discussing ED and the signs of health problems that require treatment to help prevent more serious complications. Black men are more likely to experience ED than any other race. Learn more about the cause of erectile dysfunction and ways to overcome this sensitive condition.

Duration:01:02:59

Asthma and Lung Diseases

7/19/2021
Did you know that African Americans are three times more likely to die from asthma than other racial groups in the United States? Asthma is a serious condition that severely impacts the Black community, yet it is commonly forgotten about when discussing health conditions that impact the community. Today’s episode of the Black Doctors Speak Podcast will help answer any questions you might have about this serious condition. The episode starts off with a conversation between host Dr. Michael...

Duration:00:40:52

Let's Talk Men's Health and Prostate Cancer

7/12/2021
Did you know that black people are 50% more likely to die of cancer than white people? This is not the only shocking statistic surrounding cancer prevalence and treatment. This is why today’s episode of Black Doctors Speak is dedicated to sharing the important information specifically surrounding prostate cancer. There are many misconceptions about prostate cancer, such as the idea that all different types and grades of this cancer are the same. Many people misunderstand the complexities,...

Duration:01:07:23

Men's Health and Sickle Cell Disease

6/28/2021
This week’s episode of Black Doctors Speak is all about sickle cell disease. Sickle cell is a genetic blood disorder in which red blood cells become hard and appear like the C-shaped sickle tool, which can be very painful and difficult to manage. Sickle cell anemia commonly impacts the Black community, as it occurs in about 1 in every 365 Black or African American births. Even greater is the amount of Black or African American babies born with the sickle cell trait, which is about 1 in every...

Duration:01:06:29

Let's Talk Men's Health

6/21/2021
June is Men’s Health Month, and The Black Doctors Speak Podcast is bringing you an episode all about black men’s health in America. Historically and currently, black men’s health outcomes are poorer than those of other communities when it comes to life expectancy, morbidity, chronic illnesses and more. A common question that is raised regarding the health of black men is; is the black community responsible for their own poor health outcomes? Or is it the fault of systemic and institutional...

Duration:04:21:13

The Social Emotional Role of the Black Father

6/14/2021
Dr. Michael LeNoir and Ellis Dean from BlackDoctor.org discuss the Social Emotional Role of the Black Father with guest speaker Macheo Payne, Ed.D, Executive Director of Community and Youth Outreach. Dr. Michael LeNoir and Ellis Dean from BlackDoctor.org discuss the Social Emotional Role of the Black Father with guest speaker Macheo Payne, Ed.D, Executive Director of Community and Youth Outreach. The role of a father in a child’s social emotional development is very important. Fathers have...

Duration:01:07:22

Maternal Health and COVID-19 featuring Dr. LaTonya Washington, MD, MBA; Kanika Harris, PHD, MPH and Kineta Sealey, Esq.

6/6/2021
The American healthcare system has a history of ignoring the health and wellness needs of Black women. Time and time again, African American women experience negative health outcomes, whether it be related to pregnancy and birth or other health related experiences. Research and statistics have revealed that this issue of poor health outcomes for Black women is a unique product of medical racism and discrimination in the United States, not a result of genetic difference between Black women...

Duration:01:04:35

Asthma and Allergy with Tonya Winders, President and CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network

5/16/2021
This discussion on what the Asthma and Allergy provides for patients with these problems. No one should be sick with asthma. In addition, they have been working on the issue of COVID in underserved communities and with a church based asthma program called NOT ONE MORE LIFE..founded by Dr. Leroy Graham...a template on how Black Churches can impact the asthma crisis in the African American community. Dr. Michael LeNoir is joined by Tonya Winders is on the Board of Directors of the American...

Duration:00:20:38