Dec 22, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many addiction treatment providers to change from delivering most treatment in person to delivering treatment via telehealth. What can we learn from that experience? On this episode, we talk with Tami Mark, a health economist at RTI International, about using telehealth tools to treat...
Dec 15, 2021
One constant during our last two years has been change as we have seen incidence numbers for COVID-19 rise and fall and rise. How do we know that we have the data we need to make sense of the world around us? How should we organize that data? On this episode, we talk with Kody Kinsley, Chief Deputy Secretary for Health...
Dec 8, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of sleepless nights and the experience has put a spotlight on this routine part of our everyday life. On this episode, we talk with Rebecca Robbins of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital about her work on optimizing sleep.
Nov 24, 2021
The COVID-19 has exacerbated all sorts of public health challenges in the US and around the world. Aside from the direct effects of infectious disease, something that has worried public health officials has been the possibility for increased alcohol use during this difficult time. On this episode, we talk with Carolina...
Nov 17, 2021
We are just now starting to understand how geography has mattered in understanding COVID-19 mortality. On this episode, we talk about local patterns of COVID-19 deaths with two researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Alexis Dennis and Jaclyn Karasik.