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Episode 11. Prioritizing Sleep in Public Health

April 25, 2017

Naya: Thank you for listening to Public Health Behind the Scenes. In this episode we look at why sleep health is a public health issue. If you like what you hear, please subscribe on iTunes. Jessica:  To give you an … Read more

Episode 10. The Digital Society

November 23, 2016

Healthcare in the US is becoming increasingly digitized. Mobile health or mHealth is a rapidly expanding area, where cell phone apps and wireless devices with sensors collect a person’s health data. Hospitals are moving away from paper records. At UNC … Read more

Episode 8. The Diaper Divide

April 5, 2016

In the United States, one in three families struggle to afford diapers. The Diaper Bank of North Carolina was founded on the simple belief that all children deserve clean diapers and through the help of donors, volunteers and connections made … Read more

Episode 7. The Refugee Crisis: Taking Action

April 1, 2016

In this episode you’ll hear stories about how people got involved in working with refugee and immigrant groups and the ways in which they are helping. We hope after hearing their stories here you’ll also be inspired to act. If … Read more

Episode 6. Emerging Issue: Zika Virus

March 2, 2016

This is a special episode on the Zika Virus, an emerging issue in public health. Listen in as public health experts around the country discuss efforts underway related to planning and response. If you like what you hear, please subscribe … Read more

Episode 5. Naya & Jessica Unscripted

March 2, 2016

A few updates from Jessica & Naya on the the show’s first season, interviews underway and plans for the next few months. If you like what you hear, please subscribe on iTunes. Transcript Jessica: Hey everyone, it’s Jessica Naya: And … Read more

Episode 4. The Refugee Crisis: Invisible Wounds

February 16, 2016

In this episode, we discuss the resettlement process and the many challenges refugees face when coming to a new country. Josh Hinson, MSW, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and director of the UNCs Global Transmigration Refugee Wellness … Read more

Episode 3. The Refugee Crisis: Conflict Zones

February 1, 2016

In this episode, Dilshad Jaff, MBChB, MPH, research adviser for conflict and disaster prevention research in the Gillings Global GatewayTM, joins us to talk about his experience on the front lines of a conflict zone. If you like what you … Read more

Episode 2. Policy and Practice

December 12, 2015

In this episode, we go behind the scenes of the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago. If you like what you hear, please subscribe on iTunes. Transcript Naya: Hey there, we’re back for episode 2 of … Read more