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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. Produced by Global Caveat, Inc.

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. Produced by Global Caveat, Inc.

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. Produced by Global Caveat, Inc.

Language:

English

Contact:

707-799-2263


Episodes

Permaculture: The Regeneration of Nature with Monica Ibacache

2/9/2021
Humans and the Earth are so intertwined. Whatever happens to nature will inevitably affect us and we see it happening with each passing day as climates change. So what can we do to create a healthy relationship with nature that promotes regeneration? Permaculture. Permaculture is an approach to land management that uses natural ecosystems and borrows from Indigenous practices to best use land for regenerative agriculture and promotes the abundance of nature. In this episode, Monica Ibacache...

Duration:00:45:33

Vaccine Hesitancy with Dr. Abram Wagner, PhD

1/12/2021
As more people get the vaccine for COVID-19, conversations are happening in all sorts of spaces. Is it safe? Who can get it? How do we talk to those who are hesitant? Did you know some European countries actually tend to be more resistant to vaccines compared to other countries? In this episode, Dr. Abram Wagner talks about vaccine hesitancy and what this looks like globally. From delivering vaccines at individual and community levels to country-level efforts, vaccines are complex and...

Duration:00:48:41

Neuroscience, Brain Age, and Burgers with Dani Beck

12/8/2020
What is the relationship between the brain and the body? ... and burgers? In this episode, we talk with Dani Beck, a neuroscience PhD Researcher, about his research about how cardiovascular factors may impact brain age, how neuroscience and brain health intersects with public health, and the implications of getting an In-N-Out burger. Guest: Dani Beck Hosts: Diana Klatt, Susanna Park Music: Hawt Coco Producer: Global Caveat, Inc.

Duration:00:28:04

Occupational Science, Occupational Therapy, and Health Equity with Dr. Khalilah Johnson

11/10/2020
How has COVID-19 impacted our ability to participate in our daily activities? How do health equity and systemic racism affect access to care and our occupations? In this episode, we talk with Dr. Khalilah Johnson about how occupational science is integral for our daily lives, how to access quality occupational therapy for your needs, and the importance of representation in academia and health sciences. Guest: Dr. Khalilah Johnson, PhD MS OTR/L Hosts: Diana Klatt, Susanna Park Music: Hawt...

Duration:00:46:34

Documentary Film and Social Justice with Jalena Keane-Lee

10/13/2020
There are many ways that we can spark social change; one of the most impactful ways to do this is to see, experience, and learn the perspectives of others. In this episode, we speak with Jalena Keane-Lee, a social justice documentary filmmaker and community activist, about her most recent work with addressing issues of indigenous land rights in Mauna Kea, Standing Above the Clouds, and her work with her women of color run film production company, Breaktide Productions, how she preserves...

Duration:00:47:21

Drug Use and Infectious Diseases during COVID-19 with Dr. Beth Linas

9/8/2020
How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect people battling substance use disorders and why should we care? In this episode, we talk with Dr. Beth Linas about how substance use intersects with infectious diseases and about the impact of COVID-19 on health resources and services. Guest: Dr. Beth Linas, PhD MHS Hosts: Diana Klatt, Susanna Park Music: Hawt Coco Producer: Global Caveat, Inc.

Duration:00:35:52

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. Guest: Zuleka Hosts: Diana Klatt, Susanna...

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 Dr. 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. Guest @Go_DanielMD Hosts: Diana Klatt, Susanna Park Music: Hawt...

Duration:00:55:45