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Global Caveat is the podcast that explores the vast field of global health. Global health scientists Diana Klatt and Susanna Park discuss topics, such as research and fieldwork, with each other and guests to examine the connection between health and the sciences and how we have to work together for health, humanity, and the earth. Episodes are not endorsements for organizations discussed on the show. Music by Hawt Coco.

Global Caveat is the podcast that explores the vast field of global health. Global health scientists Diana Klatt and Susanna Park discuss topics, such as research and fieldwork, with each other and guests to examine the connection between health and the sciences and how we have to work together for health, humanity, and the earth. Episodes are not endorsements for organizations discussed on the show. Music by Hawt Coco.

Location:

United States

Description:

Global Caveat is the podcast that explores the vast field of global health. Global health scientists Diana Klatt and Susanna Park discuss topics, such as research and fieldwork, with each other and guests to examine the connection between health and the sciences and how we have to work together for health, humanity, and the earth. Episodes are not endorsements for organizations discussed on the show. Music by Hawt Coco.

Language:

English

Contact:

707-799-2263


Episodes

2020 Census with Joie Ha

3/31/2020
What is the 2020 Census and why should you participate? The Census is essentially a headcount of everyone in the United States. It determines how the national and local governments can allocate funds and programs for the next ten years! On this episode, Joie Ha, a Partnership Specialist for the 2020 Census, tells us why it is important for EVERYONE to participate and how you can make yourself count. She also addresses some myths around the Census and how to avoid being scammed! Transcript...

Duration:00:27:02

International Governance & Development with Zuleka

3/17/2020
Working in communities can be challenging depending on your identity, skills, and population. For Zuleka, she faced various challenges working straight out of college in Boston in violence prevention. She also advocated for destigmatizing Ebola during the crisis and did education work in rural Liberia. Tune in to hear us discuss the nuances of community work, pandemic responses, and the implications of international aid! Transcript available here. Hosts: @klattalyst and @sujanee. Guest...

Duration:00:43:03

Women's Health and Global Health with Dr. Iftikher Mahmood

3/3/2020
Did you know that improving women's health and access to healthcare can positively impact an entire community? But, unfortunately, high quality of care is not universal. Things like fistula, access to basic needs, and education are still lacking in many parts of the world. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Iftikher Mahmood, founder of the HOPE Foundation, about creating resources for women & children in Bangladesh, the importance of women's health, and how to create a sustainable healthcare...

Duration:00:47:04

Substance Use with Brooke Wiles

2/11/2020
Did you know that in 2017, 1 in 7 people ages 18 to 25 battled substance abuse? People of all ages, socioeconomic status, and ethnicities can be affected. This is one of the reasons why it can be challenging for public health professionals to tackle the issue. In this episode, Brooke Wiles breaks down for us how taking a public health approach means breaking down stigma, providing a variety of treatment options, and addressing social factors (i.e. housing). Tune in to be more informed about...

Duration:01:03:19

Breast Cancer with Rukia Henry

1/28/2020
Many of us probably know someone who has been affected by cancer in some way. For Rukia Henry, her personal experiences played a significant role in her decision to go into cancer research. In this episode, she explains the basics: What are the different types of breast cancer? Who can get breast cancer? What are the different stages of cancer? We discuss why research is so important, what people can do to be better informed if they are diagnosed, and our hopes for the future of cancer...

Duration:00:56:06

Food Sustainability with Christian Tandazo

1/14/2020
Have you ever thought about where your food comes from? What about the role that it plays in the larger food system? Did you know that there’s enough food to feed everyone on Earth, but most of it actually ends up in the Global North? In this episode, Christian Tandazo (@delatierrasoy) breaks down what it means to decolonize food systems by empowering local farmers and supporting food sovereignty. He also tackles the roles of agribusiness and veganism in climate change, and how we can be...

Duration:00:52:39

Public Health Ethics with Professor Daniel Goldberg

11/26/2019
As you can probably imagine, ethics in any subject can get very complicated. In this episode, Professor Daniel Goldberg tells us how public health ethics is different from healthcare ethics. What makes a policy or intervention ethically optimal? What evidence exists on structural violence and institutional racism? How powerful are narratives in shaping public health policy? Are science and scientific journals inherently biased? How does the history of Thanksgiving relate to the ethics of...

Duration:00:57:51

Minority Mental Health and Intergenerational Trauma with Dr. Esther Park

11/12/2019
There are so many ways of living in this world and having multiple identities can often lead to a lot of confusion. In this episode, Psychotherapist Dr. Esther Park talks about some of the common struggles that people of color, particularly Asian Americans, may experience throughout their lifetime. We talk about the difficulties of being an immigrant, being a child of immigrant parents, being biracial, and comprehending multiple cultural contexts. She also walks us through how historical...

Duration:01:12:13

Stem Cells with Naomi Koh Belic

10/29/2019
Stem cells! They’re great, right? There’s so much promise for what they can do to improve the health of people. But what is this about bones growing in your face? Or how they can even potentially kill you? In this episode, Stem Researcher Naomi Koh Belic breaks down the realities of stem cell therapies. While there is undoubtedly so much hope and excitement around stem cells, we also need to have real conversations about the risks associated with them. We talk about predatory clinics, the...

Duration:00:53:50

Sustainability & Youth Engagement with Belinda Chiu

10/15/2019
We often feel so small and inadequate to make a difference. But the reality is, even the smallest acts can have the biggest impacts. On this episode, we talk with Belinda Chiu, a grassroots beast, about how you can enact change by working with people who are also passionate about health and saving the planet. We also talk about sustainability, engaging the youth, and the importance of intergenerational dialogue. Her past experiences have led her to apply her community-building skill sets to...

Duration:00:36:07

Gun Violence Prevention with Michael B. Bagg

10/1/2019
When many of us hear the term “gun violence” we may automatically think of mass shootings... but did you know that there is more to this public health issue? That gun violence and firearm injury prevention are public health issues? And that one of the leading causes of injury for children are from firearms? What does it mean to have a public health perspective on such a divisive issue such as this? On this episode, we talk with Michael B. Bagg about methods to work with gun violence...

Duration:00:43:17

Positive Developmental Psychology with Cordele Glass

9/17/2019
Did you know that roughly 1/3 of people are genetically predisposed to being happier than others? You may have heard of the science of happiness and seen things on social media about popular science positive psychology, but where does the basis of this come from and is it really just the science of happiness? On this episode, we explore the difference in true positive developmental psychology and the popular science version. And we discuss the impact societal factors have on our...

Duration:00:59:54

Voluntourism with Emily Scott, RN

6/17/2019
Is going on a medical mission trip for two weeks really helping people? Where does the money spent on these trips go? How do we pick an ethical organization? Should I just go on vacation instead? On this episode, we discuss all of these questions about voluntourism and so much more with Emily Scott, RN. We talk about the differences between impact and intent, the hierarchy of medical organizations, and the ethics around whether or not doing anything is better than doing nothing at...

Duration:01:20:30

Global Health and Medicine with Daniel M. Gonzalez

6/3/2019
Where do we draw the line between research and healthcare? What is the “minority tax” and why does this matter? How does one pursue their passions without compromising their identity? On this episode, we talk with Daniel M. Gonzalez about the intersection of global health and medicine. We also talk about the importance of identity and how your perceptions and acceptance of yourself can impact your global outlook. Hosts: @klattalyst and @sujanee. Guest @Go_DanielMD. Music: Cordele Glass....

Duration:00:55:45

Diabetes with Krishana Sankar

5/20/2019
Do you know the difference between Diabetes type 1 and type 2? Did you know that the rate of diabetes is increasing around the world, especially in lower and middle income countries? Did you know that diabetes isn’t just about sugar intake, but about genetics, environment, politics, and money? Tune in to listen to us talk with Krish @beyond.the.ivory.tower as she breaks down all these questions for us!

Duration:00:53:57

Caves, Climate, and Chronic Disease with Gabi Serrato Marks

5/6/2019
Ever wonder what it's like to go into the depths of a cave? What about what caves can tell us about climate science? On this episode, Diana and Susanna talk with Gabi Serrato Marks, a paleoclimatologist, about what we can learn from caves about past climate, how they can inform future climate, and what it's like to be a field scientist with a rare chronic disease, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Hosts: @klattalyst and @sujanee. Guest Gabi Serrato Marks (@gserratomarks). Music: Cordele Glass....

Duration:00:41:25

Wildlife Conservation, Butterflies, and Environmental Politics with Becky Friesen

4/22/2019
What would happen if butterflies disappeared? And what about forests? In this episode, we talk with conservation biologist, Becky Friesen, about the impact that we have on the planet and the impact wildlife and nature has on us. We discuss things like effective methods of wildlife conservation, Becky's research working as a field biologist, and her experience working in Canada, Honduras, and Mexico. Hosts: @klattalyst and @sujanee. Guest: @becky.outside. Music: Cordele Glass. Producer:...

Duration:00:45:18

Health Communications, the Scientific Method, and Fake News with Dr. Kiona

4/8/2019
On this episode, we talk with Dr. Kiona about how to effectively communicate health and scientific information accurately and the broken systems of journalism and academia. We talk about the importance of making sure that you know your audience and how to effectively communicate scientific information and how the scientific method if part of how she approaches disseminating educational content. We also discuss the broken systems of journalism and higher academia. This is part 2 of 2 episodes...

Duration:00:34:30

Nutritional Epidemiology with Dr. Kiona

3/25/2019
On this episode, we talk with Dr. Kiona about how she studied the microbiome in nutrition and how this has shaped her understanding of health disparities research. She gives insight into how she approaches science by considering data, methods, history, and ethics. And also touches on some struggles she faced in academia, such as losing a whole potential dataset after working an entire semester to request access to it! This is part 1 of 2 episodes with Dr. Kiona, tune into the next episode to...

Duration:00:39:37

Getting into Global Public Health

3/11/2019
Are you interested in getting into global public health but don't know where to start? On this episode, Diana and Susanna discuss how they got interested in global health and their journeys. They also talk about the differences between the MPH, PhD, and DrPH as well as how the different ways to get into global health. Hosts: @klattalyst and @sujanee. Music: Cordele Glass. Producer: Diana Klatt (Klattalyst Ltd).

Duration:00:33:00