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Health, History, Humor. Viral.
37 - Public Health, Religion, and Mythology
Jan 14 • 27 min
One recurring theme of this show is that people throughout history have used religion and storytelling to explain what was then unexplainable. In today’s episode, Linsey and Quinn discuss Shapona, the Yoruba god of smallpox, and Endovelicus, the god of…
36 - Public Health and Civic Engagement
Oct 22, 2018 • 44 min
Can civic engagement make a community healthier? Is voting a public health issue? Uncle Sam wants YOU to find out the answers to these questions and more in our episode about the intersection of civic engagement and public health. Sources:…
35 - Measles & The Anti-Vaccination Movement
Sep 26, 2018 • 36 min
Public Health deserves a gold star for vaccinations—and an asterisk acknowledging the dark history around its development. We dive into the history of measles and talk about the anti-vaccination movement and how it’s bringing this vintage disease back…
34 - Transduction II
Sep 15, 2018 • 46 min
We’re back at it — inoculating your mind against ignorance! Check out the second episode of transduction where we talk about two completely different public health topics! Sources: Link 1; Link 2; Link 3 Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and…
33 - Transduction I
Jul 26, 2018 • 35 min
Get ready to be inoculated with some surprising knowledge bits about interesting public health topics. We’re not going to spoil the surprise, so sit back and enjoy the show! Link to Final Forms Article:…
32 - Public Health and Unconventional Partnerships
Jun 18, 2018 • 40 min
How do we partner with others on new or non-traditional health issues like housing or climate change? How do we break down our silos across discipline, industry, and sector? We discuss strategies and lessons learned with Maria Sgambati and Carson Bell…
31 - Public Health and Antibiotics
May 9, 2018 • 17 min
Imagine a world where diseases that once were easily treatable wreak havoc on our species. This may sound like the plot of a dystopian sci-fi novel but it could be the real future of humanity. We talk about antibiotic resistance and how we can be better…
30 - Public Health and the Labor Movement
Apr 26, 2018 • 21 min
Love your weekends? We do too! But we haven’t always had weekends, minimum wage, and child labor laws; the Labor Movement changed all of that. We talk about the history of the Labor Movement and how it has impacted Public Health. Black Lung Disease…
29 - NPHW Day 5: Ensuring the Right to Health
Apr 1, 2018 • 14 min
It’s the final day of our National Public Health Week series; today we’re discussing the Right to Health. Do we have a responsibility as public health professionals to ensure the right to health for everyone? If so, how do we do that and what does that…
28 - NPHW Day 4: Injury & Violence Prevention
Apr 1, 2018 • 12 min
Welcome to Day 4 of our National Public Health Week series; today we’re covering Injury and Violence Prevention. Recent events in Parkland and March for Our Lives have called attention to the growing concern over policy inaction at the federal and state…
27 - NPHW Day 3: Environmental Health
Apr 1, 2018 • 13 min
It’s Day 3 of National Public Health Week and we’re discussing Environmental Health! Today we’re featuring an old fellow named Father Thames and how he has impacted the health of London for centuries. To learn more about National Public Health Week and…
26 - NPHW Day 2: Communicable Disease
Apr 1, 2018 • 18 min
Today marks Day 2 of National Public Health Week and the focus is Communicable Disease. We’re going to talk about one of public health’s greatest achievements: the eradication of Smallpox. To learn more about National Public Health Week and Communicable…
25 - NPHW Day 1: Behavioral Health
Apr 1, 2018 • 9 min
Today marks Day 1 of National Public Health Week and the focus is Behavioral Health. Get out your Theory of Health Behavior class notes, because we’re discussing the story behind the Transtheoretical Model or Stages of Change Theory! We’re moving you from…
24 - National Public Health Week Preview & Quarantine
Apr 1, 2018 • 14 min
April 2nd is the start of National Public Health Week! To celebrate, we’re hosting a mini-episode each day based on the daily public health theme! As a bonus, we’re talking about the origins of quarantine! Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and…
23 - Update and Checking In
Feb 22, 2018 • 10 min
We’re back (sort of) from a hiatus with some updates and general ramblings! Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.
22 - The Lion, The Researcher, and the Microbe
Dec 15, 2017 • 37 min
Welcome to episode 22 of Viral. Sorry we’ve been gone for about a month, but we are back in the proverbial saddle (get ready for more animal puns) and ready to sink our teeth into a new topic. This week we discuss the link between veterinary medicine and…
21 - Art & Science
Nov 9, 2017 • 45 min
Art and science. Left brain and right brain. Analytics and emotion. Science gives us explanations, but art gives those explanations meaning. Naturally, these disciplines overlap and have overlapped for as long as both have existed. Today we discuss a few…
20 - Emergency Preparedness & Response
Oct 25, 2017 • 34 min
What is the role of public health in emergencies or disaster scenarios? Let’s find out! You might be surprised that it’s a pretty new sub-discipline of public health even though disasters have been happening since forever. www.fema.gov…
019 - National Recovery Month
Sep 28, 2017 • 63 min
*As a warning, this episode mentions things that some listeners might find disturbing (sexual trauma, drug abuse, and strong language).* In honor of National Recovery Month, we talk with two amazing women and advocates, Kellie Walker and Toni Reynolds, as…
18 - Interlude #2
Aug 28, 2017 • 41 min
Yellow Fever, the Great American Eclipse, an Emoji-Based Political Feedback System, and more! This week we reflect on the past few episodes of Viral, including our poopisode, cancer epidemiology, public health advocacy, climate change, and global health.…
17 - Global Public Health
Aug 16, 2017 • 57 min
Today we talk about Global Health, which is really just Public Health but for the entire world! We discuss the creation of the World Health Organization, the differences between words like endemic/epidemic/pandemic, and learn about some famous (infamous?)…
16 - Public Health and Advocacy
Aug 3, 2017 • 61 min
Read my lips: no new laws without research and evidence to support them! We discuss the history of public health advocacy, the founding of the American Public Health Association, and interview Sari Bilick from Human Impact Partners to learn about Public…
15 - Moffitt Cancer Center Epidemiology Tea
Jul 19, 2017 • 60 min
Would you like some crumpets with your tea and cancer epidemiology? We were invited to discuss current research in cancer epidemiology with leading faculty at the Moffitt Cancer Center here in Tampa Bay. We also talk about the history of cancer and how we…
14 - Public Health and Climate Change
Jul 6, 2017 • 54 min
Can’t we all just come to a consensus? Well, most scientists have on the subject of climate change. In this episode, we talk briefly about climate change and discuss how it impacts public health. We interview Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, the Director of the…
13 - Total Fecal
Jun 20, 2017 • 52 min
It’s the poopisode! Take a seat, drop the kids off at the pool, and file your paperwork because we’re talking about the history of waste management and public health hygiene efforts. We also talk with Mackenzie Tewell, a foodborne illness epidemiologist…
12 - Interlude
Jun 9, 2017 • 30 min
Quinn and Linsey catch up on current events, news, and how to feel during this crazy moment in history. Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.Visit us at…
11 - Public Health & Social Marketing Pt. 2
May 25, 2017 • 34 min
Got milk? Do widely recognized campaigns like this make audiences want to drink more milk? We travel to the World Social Marketing Conference to find the answers to this important questions. In this episode, we interview Jeff Jordan, President, and…
10 - Public Health & Social Marketing Pt. 1
May 25, 2017 • 32 min
What is social marketing and where does it fit in the field of public health? We travel to the World Social Marketing Conference to find the answers to this important questions. In this episode, we interview Dr. Becky Freeman from the University of Syndey…
9 - Mother’s Day BONUS Episode!
May 12, 2017 • 62 min
Happy Mother’s Day to everyone out there! Did you know public health has a field devoted to moms and their babies? It’s called maternal and child health. We take for granted the medical advances in pregnancy and childbirth over the past century, but in…
8 - What is Environmental Health?
May 11, 2017 • 64 min
What is environmental health? Why do we need the EPA? What does pea soup have to do with this episode? Today we talk about environmental health and touch on a couple of topics of interest. Also, David Rosner, PhD, MPH, from Columbia University joins us…
7 - Public Health and HIV/AIDS
Apr 27, 2017 • 68 min
In this episode, we explore the human stories, history, and work around the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Linsey discusses her work as an HIV case manager and we interview to local health professionals with experience in the HIV/AIDS field. Our guests include Naomi…
6 - How to Gain Experience in Public Health
Apr 13, 2017 • 29 min
f you’re graduating from a public health program this spring, this episode is for you! Today we talk about post-graduate (undergraduate and master’s level) opportunities for people who want to get experience in public health but don’t know how to get…
5 - Interlude
Apr 5, 2017 • 28 min
What have we learned? What is a flippity-said? This episode is a reflection on how things have been going thus far for our intrepid podcast hosts. Today’s episode was written and produced by Quinn Lundquist and Linsey Grove. For more information about…
4 - Is health a human rights issue?
Mar 30, 2017 • 56 min
Is health a human rights issue? Let’s go down a philosophical rabbit hole and find out! Plus, an interview with Dr. Sherry Glied, Dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S.…
3 - About Us
Mar 22, 2017 • 44 min
2 - Public Health & Propaganda
Mar 16, 2017 • 45 min
Loose lips sink ships (and try not to get syphilis): when altruism meets artillery. Part one of today’s episode of Viral is about public health and propaganda. Later, we talk to Jennifer Wright, author of the new book “Get Well Soon: History’s Worst…
1 - Public Health & Superstition
Mar 9, 2017 • 46 min
Intro Episode
Mar 9, 2017 • 2 min
Public health is all around us, yet difficult to describe. Most people have little-to-no idea what we do (including our parents). This podcast is a heartfelt – and probably half-baked – attempt to understand public health through history, humor, and…