What is Public Health with Dr. Kee Chan

What is Public Health with Dr. Kee Chan

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This is the “What is Public Health Podcast” with your host Dr. Kee Chan. Public Health is the invisible force that keeps you healthy everyday, and I bet you didn’t even know it. This podcast is your source of the latest trend in public health and get quick tips on professional development so you can do your best work in serving the public. Discover the many, different, and exciting careers in public health from our guest speakers. Connect to the stories of people impacted by Public Health. Visit me at www.keechanphd.com. Music: “Clouds” by Chris Collins at https://indiemusicbox.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whatispublichealth/support


How a Non-Profit Organization and its Community Can Support Each Other During Crisis (Coronavirus Pandemic Series)
Jul 28 • 33 min
Are you struggling to put food on the table (during this coronavirus pandemic)? Do you need resources for your family because you are recently unemployed? Are you tired of being isolated and need an outlet to contribute back to your community (without…
Effective Tips on Finding a Job and Reinventing Yourself During the Coronavirus Pandemic with Abby Kohut, Top 100 Career Coach and Recruiter
Jul 14 • 35 min
- Have you just been furloughed or lay-off and need to find a new job FAST? - Has the ‘extra time’ away from work given you time to reset your career goals, and now what’s next? - Are you interested in starting your own business? In this episode, you will…
The New Hope for Black Lives Matter (BLM) through Storytelling and Self-Inquiry with Dr. Sonny Kelly, playwright and performer of the play “The Talk”
Jul 1 • 88 min
Have you given your child ‘the Talk’ lately? You’re probably thinking that the “The Talk” is about the ‘birds and the bees’, preparing your daughter for womanhood or your son for manhood. But in this episode, you will learn that there is a different type…
Empowering Victims from Domestic Violence and Human and Sex Trafficking with Vericia Miller, Founder of House of Overcome
Jun 25 • 64 min
Did you know that 27 millions people are victims of human and sex trafficking in the world? In the US, at least 100,000 women are “sold” every year. In this epsiode you will get a glimpse how pervarsive the world of human and sex trafficking and domestic…
How to Manage and Lead a State-Level Maternal and Child Health Program with Karen Trierweiler, the former Director of the Maternal and Child Health Division for the State of Colorado
Jun 18 • 63 min
In the United States, the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program provides support to all mothers, children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families. The mission of Title V MCH is to improve the…
Prescribing Home-Cooking and Lifestyle Medicine to Prevent, Treat, and Manage Diseases with Dr. Rani Polak, Harvard Director of Culinary Healthcare Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching Program
Jun 10 • 43 min
“Let food be thy medicine” - Hippocrates, the Greek founder of western medicine. In this episode, you will learn the art and science of using food as medicine, and how doctors can prescribe home-cooking and lifestyle changes to prevent, treat and manage…
Get to Know Your Human Resources (HR) Department to Better Position Yourself Inside and Outside of Your Organization with Manny Lara
Jun 1 • 36 min
When was the last time you visit your Human Resources (HR) Department beside the hiring process? There are many ways to optimize your professional development to improve your productivity at work by optimizing the application of your benefits at your HR…
Why Effective Team Building is Important in Public Health with Director of Strategy and Performance Gina Febbraro, MPH
May 26 • 38 min
Why is team building important to boost overall performance management in a public health organization? In this episode, you will get real-world tips about creating effective teams, and why strategy and performance management are keys to public health…
Discover the Impact of Public Health Genetics Services For You and Your Families with Dr. Mat Edick
May 21 • 51 min
Get Ready for Public Health Genetics Week May 26-29, 2020! In this episode, Dr. Mat Edick will share how he pivoted his career as a scientist into the public health arena. He will tell us more about the Public Health Genetics Week which the last week of…
Boost Your Physical and Emotional Health with a Harvard Clinical Psychologist Dr. Samantha Meints
May 18 • 35 min
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness. In this episode, Dr. Samantha Meints, who is a licensed clinical psychologist, will share her career path as a clinical psychologist and tell us how the body and mind react to the physiological and…
What We Can Learn from Poland on the Coronavirus with Dr. Dominika Dulak
May 16 • 30 min
In this episode, you will get a glimpse of how the healthcare system in other country are handling the coronavirus and what we can learn from Poland. Dr. Dominika Dulak will share her insights on the how the government is handling the coronavirus and her…
Get All Your Medical Records & Track Your Health All In One Place with Health Vector APP with CEO Dan Mirica
May 13 • 73 min
Health Vector APP - Get your medical records, track your habits, and assess your pain management all in one place. Let’s Health Vector be your ‘guide’ to your best health on your own personal map! In this epsiode, Dan Mirica, the CEO of the Health Vector…
What is Involved in a Planned Home Birth with a Midwife? with Katie Krebs, MPH
May 11 • 32 min
If you’re pregnant and you want to personalize the birth of your child by having a home delivery then in this epsdioe, Katie Krebs, who is the Executive Director of Birthwise Midwifery School in Maine, will discuss the roles of midwives and doulas and how…
Storytelling with Data: Lessons Learned from the Hungarian Father of Hand Washing, Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis
May 5 • 13 min
Today, is May 5, 2020, and The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared May 5th every year as the “ Save Lives: Clean Your Hands” Day. It is the day that we must give thanks to nurses, midwives, and Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis known as the Father of…
Aging on Immunity and How Your Immune System Responds to Infections with Dr. Kerry Russell, MD, PhD (Coronavirus COVID19 Series)
Apr 30 • 67 min
How does our immune system respond to infections? Dr. Kerry Russell who received her MD and PhD with a research focus in molecular oncology, which is a study of cancer biology, at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. During her postdoctoral training, she…
FAQs on the Epidemiology of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with Epidemiologist Dr. Giovanni Filardo (Coronavirus COVID19 series)
Apr 22 • 70 min
“Without data, all you have are opinions” - Dr. Giovanni Filardo, MPH, PhD What do statistical models really tell us about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID19)? In this episode, on April 9, 2020, I interviewed Dr. Filardo who went over our Frequently…
Prescribing Parks as Medicine for a Happier, Healthier Life with Dr. Stacy Beller Stryer (Coronavirus COVID19 Series)
Apr 16 • 49 min
You will learn why walking outside at the park, playing outside in green space with your children and just being outside for ten minutes and taking that nice deep breath of fresh air can help you live longer, protect your eyesight from blindness, and…
Be Your Own Therapist in the Time of Corona with Dr. Hersch Knapp (Coronavirus COVID19 series)
Apr 10 • 40 min
“Find things and people that you’re grateful for” - Dr. Hersch Knapp Dr. Hersch Knapp has background in clinical and trauma psychology and he will share with effective quarantine coping during the coronavirus pandemic. He’ll go over how to manage our…
Higher Ed Leadership on Coping with the Coronavirus with College President Michael Torrence (Coronavirus COVID19 Series)
Apr 3 • 69 min
Can Colleges Survive after the Coronavirus Pandemic? Providing education is a critical arm in the public health system so society can move forward in the discovery, the development and the application of knowledge for the greater goods. If you are…
Should I Stay or Go Now Without Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Coronavirus COVID19 Series)
Apr 3 • 43 min
Would we send our troops into war without guns, shields and protective gears? No. Then, why is it “okay” to send our healthcare workers into the battlefield against the coronavirus without proper personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks and…
What We Can Learn from Italy on Coronavirus with Dr. Sara Principi (Coronavirus COVID19 Series)
Apr 3 • 34 min
Do you have family and friends aboard who are facing uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic? Sara Principi, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher who will share how her family and friends are coping with the situation in Italy and we can learn from them.…
Learn to Read Statistics Without Math with Dr. Hersch Knapp
Apr 3 • 35 min
Statistics is the universal language. If you have a fear of math and stats, but you know it is important for your work and you need to know for your job promotion, then listen on to learn five statistic commonly used in public health and healthcare. At…
A Story of a Virus, Faith, and Hope That Saved His Life with John Haverty
Mar 27 • 56 min
“Never Give Up on Your Life” - John Haverty. John Haverty is a chef, a family man, a patient who was battling a stubborn bacterial infection in his leg for over 10 years. He wasn’t able to walk and put both feet on the ground for over 10 year. Doctors at…
How to Test, Prevent, and Treat Coronavirus (COVID19) with Dr. Kee Chan (Coronavirus COVID19 Series)
Mar 20 • 22 min
With Dr. Kee Chan’s background in public health, management, and infectious disease epidemiology, Dr. Chan has been asked to share her thoughts on the coronavirus. This is what Dr. Chan knows so far and here are her responses to following questions. Visit…
Lessons Learned from Public Health Practice with Richard Sewell
Mar 20 • 50 min
You will learn the roles of local, state and governmental department in public health. We will specifically discuss the roles of infectious disease management, especially in handling the coronavirus outbreak, and what you can do to prevent infections.…
Top 20 Emerging Careers in Public Health with Dr. Kee Chan
Mar 20 • 45 min
Are you ready to explore a career that impact the lives of community? Do you want to improve population health and public health? Based on her research and discussions with colleagues in the field of public health, Dr. Kee Chan will highlight the top 20…
Introducing the “What is Public Health” Podcast
Dec 15, 2019 • 3 min
This is the “What is Public Health Podcast” with your host Dr. Kee Chan. Public Health is the invisible force that keeps you healthy everyday, and I bet you didn’t even know it. This podcast is your source of the latest trend in public health, is a place…