What can we learn about the future of public health leadership from someone with a dental degree? Plenty. Dr. Leah Devlin joins us for a discussion on government innovation and public health.
Do people understand the Affordable Care Act? We discuss health policy and public opinion with the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and AARP.
We explore the health needs of transgender people with three special guests, including Dr. Sari Reisner of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Dr. Scout of LGBT HealthLink at CenterLink, and Dr. Monica Scales of RTI International. Veronica Thomas joins us with an extended feature.
Paul Weisenfeld joins us to discuss Haiti's response after the major earthquake that shook the region five years ago.
We met with researchers from Google and RTI International to discuss insights on how and why we search for information.
We try something different this week, with a string of guests from the 2015 Southern Association for Public Opinion Research (SAPOR) conference to discuss the fascinating range of public opinion research. Along the way, we discuss religion, terrorism, and the Affordable Care Act.
Pioneering scholar Dr. Larry Gross joins us for a discussion on sexual orientation research and civil rights.
In this episode, we discuss the science of rebuilding human services and infrastructures along with the lessons learned from such efforts. Dr. Jean Lambert Chalachala and Dr. Derick Brinkerhoff join us for the discussion.
Is seeing believing? In this episode, we explore the idea of behavioral modeling, indicating that people learn best by being shown rather than by being told what to do. Patient education experts Peter Orton and Bruce Kennedy join us to discuss this topic.
The use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs) has increased dramatically in the past few years. Drs. Annice Kim and Matthew Farrelly join us a for a discussion on the emergence of e-cigarettes and consumer behavior research.
Susan Carroll and Carlos Juárez, researchers from Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center, join us for a discussion on promoting peace in a world beset by conflict.
How can we die well? Dr. Laura Hanson and Franziska Rokoske join us to discuss end of life care.
Dr. Daniel Vermeer is the Executive Director of Duke University's Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment. He joins us to discuss corporate sustainability.
Kevin Davis and Scott Novak join us for a discussion on legalized marijuana and its' implication for policy change at the state and federal level.
Researchers Drs. Jen Uhrig and Jessica Fitts Willoughby join us for a discussion on cell phones and sexual health interventions.
Dr. Maulin C Herring--Professor, police officer, and church elder--joins us to discuss the intersection of public safety research and faith-based communities.
Drs. Marcie Cohen Ferris and Alice Ammerman discuss the intersection of food and social science. We also have a special feature by our food correspondent, Jen Isherwood, who highlights the local food initiative in North Carolina.
Dr. Jamie Guillory discusses the benefits and harms of social media and cell phones in this week's episode.
Dr. Rupert Nacoste, psychology professor at North Carolina State University, joins us to discuss neodiversity, interpersonal relationships, and race.
Troy Livingston and Elizabeth Fleming, of the Museum of Life and Science, join us to discuss innovations and learning initiatives occurring in science museums.
Dr. Daniel Rodriguez joins us to discuss the relationship between transporation and the built environment, and how such link affects daily commutes.
Dr. Barri Burrus joins us to discuss the lives of teens, and how their families play a role in their health development.
UNC Vice Chancellor Barbara Entwisle joins us to discuss geography and everyday life.
Is the Internet a public space to which everyone has a fundamental right of inclusion? Tori Ekstrand and Amy Helburn join us in a discussion on disability policy and inclusion research.