EP141 Food Systems and Maternal Health with Dr. Brennan Rhodes-Bratton
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
1M ago
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Brennan Rhodes-Bratton, a researcher focused on health inequities at the intersection of gentrification, food systems, and maternal child health. As a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Anti-racism, Social Justice, and Public Health at NYU GPH, Brennan discusses her transition from aspiring physician to public health advocate. She shares how her childhood diet influenced her interest in nutrition and details her research on how societal structures, such as structural racism, gentrification, and food stigma, impede healthful eating attitudes, disposition ..read more
Visit website
EP140 Advocacy at the Forefront with Nura Anwar
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
1M ago
We speak with Nura Anwar (MPH 2020), Director of Diabetes Prevention and Pediatric Initiatives at NYC Health + Hospitals. Nura's journey from psychology and dance to leading public health initiatives showcases her innovative approach to tackling health disparities. Through her advocacy work, she highlights the critical role of policy in shaping equitable health outcomes and emphasizes the importance of community-centric health strategies. Nura offers valuable insights into guiding future public health professionals. Her interdisciplinary journey underscores the impact of advocacy, passion, and ..read more
Visit website
EP139 Psychosocial Insights from Vietnam and Beyond with PhuongThao Le
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
1M ago
In this episode we speak with PhuongThao (PT) Le, a public health researcher with a focus on improving the wellbeing of marginalized communities globally. Born in Vietnam and later moving to the United States, PT's unique background has significantly influenced her approach to public health. PT discusses her journey from a childhood in post-war Vietnam to becoming a public health professional, emphasizing her work on psychosocial support for trafficked women, maternal and child health, and mental health interventions for cancer patients in under-resourced areas. With a background in mathematic ..read more
Visit website
EP138 Beyond the Resume: Public Health Career Q&A with Meagan Dugan and Gabby Sanes
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
2M ago
In this special episode brought to you by the NYU Wasserman Career Center, join Meagan Dugan and Gabby Sanes as they tackle real career questions submitted by public health undergraduate and graduate students. With their extensive experience in career coaching, they provide practical advice on job search tactics, networking methods, interview preparation, crafting impactful resumes, salary negotiation, setting career goals and more. This podcast serves as a resource for public health students aiming to navigate the job market successfully and make informed decisions about their career paths. L ..read more
Visit website
EP137 Fieldwork Findings: Researching Lead Contaminations with Hsin-Yi Chang and Jordan Neisler
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
2M ago
In this episode, we speak with Hsin-Yi Chang (MPH Student) and Jordan Neisler (MPH '23), discussing their fieldwork studying lead contamination, focusing on its detection, health impacts, and prevention strategies. They share insights from their time in the field working with Professor Jack Caravanos to use a portable tool called X-ray fluorescence to test hundreds of soil samples below overhead cables in New York, New Jersey, and Louisiana. Chang and Neisler emphasize blending scientific research with practical applications to address environmental health challenges. To learn more about the N ..read more
Visit website
EP136 Kodaikanal Chronicles: Studying Abroad with Liz Carr, Dhriti Gaur and Jahnavi Munagala
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
2M ago
In this episode, we spoke with MPH students Liz Carr, Dhriti Gaur, and Jahnavi Munagala about their study-abroad experiences in Kodaikanal, India. Our guests share their journeys of learning and growth in Kodaikanal's unique setting. They discuss academic challenges, making new connections, and immersion in local traditions, revealing the impact of a meaningful studying abroad experience. Whether you're a student considering an international adventure or curious about life in Kodaikanal, join us as we uncover the stories of studying abroad, highlighting the challenges and unforgettable moments ..read more
Visit website
EP135 From Spanish Harlem to Health Tech with Francesca Mendez
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
3M ago
In this episode we speak with Francesca Mendez, MPH 2020, who shares her journey from Spanish Harlem to leading healthcare innovation at CVS Health. Francesca discusses managing chronic diseases, health equity, and the impact of technology in healthcare. Her work at CVS Health and her background in public health from NYU have fueled her commitment to improving health outcomes. This episode delves into Francesca's professional path, her vision for better health access, and her efforts to address healthcare quality gaps. To learn more about the NYU School of Global Public Health, and how our inn ..read more
Visit website
EP134 Mission Nutrition with Rachel Ryan
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
3M ago
In this episode we speak with Rachel Ryan, a Visiting Assistant Professor at GPH, about her journey from an Air Force linguist to a public health nutritionist. Rachel discusses her transition from military intelligence to nutrition advocacy, underscoring the role of discipline and strategic planning in public health. Her story illustrates the impact of life transitions on career paths and the value of diverse experiences in shaping effective health advocacy. Rachel's insights into the connections between military service, motherhood, and nutrition offer a unique perspective on addressing nutri ..read more
Visit website
EP133 Climate Change and Disease Elimination with Hyacinth Burrows
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
5M ago
In this episode, we talk to Hyacinth Burrows, a passionate public health advocate deeply involved in environmental health research and disease elimination. She's pursuing her Masters in Public Health at NYU, specializing in Environmental Public Health Sciences and serving as a William N Rom Climate Fellow. Hyacinth's work spans global projects addressing the health impacts of climate change. Outside academia, she volunteers for the American Cancer Society as a Vice State Lead Ambassador, striving for policy changes and greater diversity in clinical trials. Join us as we explore Hyacinth's jour ..read more
Visit website
EP132 Engineering Wellness with Nawal Panjwani
I AM GPH
by NYU School of Global Public Health
6M ago
In this episode, we speak with Nawal Panjwani about her journey that spans engineering, medicine, and innovation. Nawal recently graduated from the NYU Tandon School of Engineering with a B.S. in Biomolecular Science. From serving as the president of the undergraduate student council to her current role as a Research Assistant at the Winkler Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine, we explore her contributions to cutting-edge research, including her involvement in improving MRI safety through a deep learning framework. We explore the interdisciplinary nature of Nawal's journey and how engineering can pl ..read more
Visit website

Follow I AM GPH on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR