Dr. Sara Jahnke details the effects of ‘Long-COVID‘ on first responders
In this episode of the Side Alpha Podcast, Dr. Sara Jahnke defines "Long-COVID," outlines the symptoms and addresses a powerful article by a firefighter currently suffering the effects after his COVID diagnosis. This edition of the Side Alpha Podcast is sponsored by MSA. At MSA your health and safety drive us to develop highly advanced safety equipment to protect you on the job. MSA’s Globe gear is performance and protection in perfect balance. It’s designed to meet the challenges you face every day to help keep you safe and healthy during your career and beyond. Get the full story at MSAfire.com/Globe.
On this week’s Humpday Hangout, host Dan DeGryse and Bobby Halton talk with guest Dr. Sara Jahnke about her research regarding the fire service. They discuss behavioral health in the fire service, the value and perils of dark humor, lessons for leadership, compassion, and more.
Today on the show I am joined by Sara Jahnke, Ph.D. Dr. Jahnke is the director and a senior scientist with the Center for Fire, Rescue & EMS Health Research at the National Development & Research Institutes - USA. With over a decade of research experience on firefighter health, Dr. Jahnke has been the principal investigator on 10 national studies as well as dozens of studies as a co-investigator. Her work has focused on a range of health concerns, including the health of female firefighters, behavioral health, risk of injury, cancer, cardiovascular risk factors, and substance use, with funding from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant R&D Program, the National Institutes of Health and other foundations. Jahnke has more than 100 publications in the peer-reviewed medical literature. Awards include the 2019 Endowed Lecture at the annual conference of the American College of Epidemiology; the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence in Fire Service Research as well as the Excellence in Research, Safety, Health & Survival Award, both from the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC); and the 2016 John Granito Award for Excellence in Firefighter Research from the International Journal of Fire Service Leadership and Management. Connect with Jahnke on LinkedIn, Twitter or via email.
Sara Jahnke is the director and a senior scientist with the Center for Fire, Rescue & EMS Health Research at the National Development & Research Institutes. In this second conversation, we discuss COVID-19 and first responders, the science behind vaccinations, the impact on the special needs community, the importance of overall wellness and so much more.
Host Jim Burneka brings you the debut episode of Awareness - Prevention - Support (APS) Radio! In this episode, Jim discusses a multitude of firefighter health and wellness research topics with Dr. Sara Jahnke.Sponsored by Globe: https://globe.msasafety.com/supraflexThe best way to keep up with Fire Engineering? Get our regular e-Newsletter: www.fireengineering.com/enewsletter
Dr Sara Jahnke is the Director of the Center for Fire, Rescue and EMS Health Research at the National Development and Research Institutes. We discuss addiction, cancer, fitness, reproductive issues, mental health, gender risks and much more.
The strange sleep schedules firefighters have may be bad for their health, says Dr. Sara Jahnke. She offers some advice on how to counteract the negative effects of waking up several times a night to go on runs.