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The I AM GPH podcast brings you community conversations from the New York University School of Global Public Health. From student internships to cutting edge faculty research, from alumni insights to the insider scoop on campus life… it's all right here on the I AM GPH podcast.

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The I AM GPH podcast brings you community conversations from the New York University School of Global Public Health. From student internships to cutting edge faculty research, from alumni insights to the insider scoop on campus life… it's all right here on the I AM GPH podcast.

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Want to learn more about Global Public Health but is intimidated on where to start?

By Jojoparque - Dec 11 2019
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I am embarrassed to say I am not plugged in to GPH issues as much as I should be. However, this podcast has really been helping me understand the human, micro level impact of Global Health Issues. The trickle down effects are explored through compelling characters, and the host is amazing at guiding the conversation. Excited to hear more!!!

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By CorbinK - Jan 15 2019
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Nice podcast, especially for those interested in public health graduate programs.

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16 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
2
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Want to learn more about Global Public Health but is intimidated on where to start?

By Jojoparque - Dec 11 2019
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I am embarrassed to say I am not plugged in to GPH issues as much as I should be. However, this podcast has really been helping me understand the human, micro level impact of Global Health Issues. The trickle down effects are explored through compelling characters, and the host is amazing at guiding the conversation. Excited to hear more!!!

Program information

By CorbinK - Jan 15 2019
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Nice podcast, especially for those interested in public health graduate programs.
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I AM GPH

Latest release on Apr 24, 2020

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Rank #1: EP06 The Applied Global Public Health Initiative Lab with Kiera Bloch & Pratik Sourav

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In this episode we spoke with Kiera Bloch and Pratik Sourav, who are two Master of Public Health students at the Applied Global Public Health Initiative Lab, which is led by Faculty Facilitator Dr. Chris Dickey. We discussed their experience working in the Lab and the currently trending public health topics they are researching. They gave us a glimpse into the day-to-day activities in the student-run Lab, and what qualities they look for in prospective members of the Lab.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Nov 09 2017

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Rank #2: EP68 Exploring Career Paths in Public Health LIVE

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In this live episode, we hear from a panel of professionals representing a wide-range of Public Health careers as part of our Exploring Career Paths in Public Health event held on September 11, 2019.

Gemily F. Abadines, Director, HRTP: A Public Health Internship Program & Epi Scholar Program at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Louise Albert, MA, Assistant Director of Training and Development, Lvl. B, Workforce Development at New York City Health + Hospitals

Ivelesse Mendez-Justiniano, MBA, MS, FAEH, Chief Learning Officer/Senior Assistant Vice President of Workforce Development at New York City Health + Hospitals

Sidnee Pinho, Chief Operating Officer, North America and Advisory at Prescient Healthcare

Join us as they share their perspectives on the industry, the skills needed to be successful, their experience and trajectory in the field, and their advice for Public Health students.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Oct 16 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #3: EP20 Migrant Health in the Mediterranean with Dr. Nathan Bertelsen

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In this episode, we speak with Dr. Nathan Bertelsen, who is a Assistant Professor and expert in migrant health at New York University and Koç University. He shares how his work with migrants in the mediterranean has changed over time, and explains how the humanity, dignity and resilience of migrant refugees is experienced from different facets of migration. He sheds light on the event of the attempted coup in Turkey and talks about the migrant health course he teaches at NYU Florence.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Apr 26 2018

57mins

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Rank #4: EP56 Undeterred - Community Resistance in the Rural Border Town of Arivaca, Arizona

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Please join us as we speak with Eva Lewis, the independent filmmaker behind Undeterred, a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Undeterred is an intimate and unique portrait of how residents in a small rural community, caught in the crosshairs of geopolitical forces, have mobilized to demand human rights and to provide aid to injured, oft times dying migrants funneled across a wilderness desert. We are also joined by community organizer Carlota Wray and her son Jackson Wray. Both Eva and Carlota volunteer with People Helping People (PHP), an Arivaca-based community organization that provides crisis relief and advocates for border demilitarization (http://phparivaca.org).

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Jun 06 2019

46mins

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Rank #5: EP24 Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) Research in Sub-Saharan Africa with Temitope Ojo and Andrew Tusubira

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In this episode we speak with Andrew Tusubira, a Doris Duke International Clinical Research fellow, and Temitope Ojo, a doctoral student in Epidemiology at NYU GPH. We speak with them about noncommunicable disease (NCD) research in sub-saharan Africa and their experience conducting qualitative and mixed methods research. They explain how the health system in Uganda works and the challenges that exist with conducting research in complex settings. To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Jun 28 2018

54mins

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Rank #6: EP15 Human Rights Clinic with Lauren Pesso

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In this episode, we speak with Lauren Pesso, LMSW, MPA, the former Director of the Health and Human Rights Clinic at HealthRight International. She talks about her work with asylum seekers and victims of torture, and provides resources for students who would like to get involved with health and human rights organizations around New York City. To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Mar 22 2018

18mins

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Rank #7: EP50 Make Peace, Not War: An Interview with Seth Shelden, JD

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The Community Preparedness and Response (CPR) club at the NYU College of Global Public Health hosted this exciting event titled Make Peace, Not War. At this event, Teri Yuan, host of the en(gender)ed podcast, interviewed Seth Shelden, JD, a nuclear arms abolishment activist and member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization. 

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Apr 11 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #8: EP70 Alcohol Consumption and the Global Burden of Disease with Adam Karpati

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Welcome to a special episode of I AM GPH, where we are featuring a great conversation between our very own Dr. Diana Silver, Associate Professor of Public Health Policy and Management here at NYU GPH, and Dr. Adam Karpati, Senior Vice President of Public Health Programs at Vital Strategies. Here at NYU GPH, Dr. Diana Silver's research explores the impact of variation in the implementation, adoption and repeal of state and local public health policies on health outcomes, particularly alcohol consumption, motor vehicle crashes, tobacco use, and food safety. At Vital Strategies, Dr. Adam Karpati and his team work to increase and improve the collection and use of health data and the development and promotion of policies and programmatic work to address threats to public health. So please enjoy this wide ranging conversation in which they discuss alcohol consumption, which is the #1 leading cause of death and disability in the population 15 to 49 years old in the world.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Nov 06 2019

33mins

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Rank #9: EP44 Building a Path to a Food Secure Future with City Harvest

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Join us as we learn more about NYC’s largest food rescue organization: City Harvest. In this episode we talk with Trenia Parham, City Harvest’s Director of Food Access, who explains the organization’s mission as well as the activities they do in order to help communities with limited access to food supply. GPH has teamed up with City Harvest as part of the new Change the Imbalance Initiative which aims to encourage students, faculty, and staff to build upon research and advocacy by engaging directly with our community through volunteering time or donations. Hence forth, our college will be supplementing major events with opportunities to give back, learn, and raise awareness of various public health issues. For the initiative’s premier event GPH, in partnership with City Harvest, will build and distribute snack packs filled with nutritious goodies to children throughout NYC. This event will not only serve to feed those in need but to also raise awareness about the continuous presence of food insecurity in our city.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Feb 27 2019

16mins

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Rank #10: EP41 Gearing Up with the Community Preparedness + Response (CPR) Club

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In today’s episode we learn more about the Community Preparedness + Response also known as (CPR) club. The mission of CPR is to serve as a platform for students to learn about emerging topics in disaster preparedness and response, advance their professional interests in the field, and gain specific emergency response and management skills. Our guests are co-presidents and co-founders of CPR Ramon Alvarez and Sofia Rivera as well as Partnerships chair and founding member Angeline Pierre.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.  

Feb 21 2019

21mins

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Rank #11: EP19 The Emp(a)t(h)y App with Natasha Puri

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In this episode, we speak with Natasha Puri, an alumni of the NYU GPH undergraduate program. She talks about her experience at GPH, where she had the opportunity to create an app called Emp(a)t(h)y which connects college students experiencing anxiety, depression and other life and academic challenges with each other. The app serves as a virtual support group for students on college campuses. She also shares her experiences presenting this app at the United Nations with other student and faculty innovators from NYU. To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Apr 19 2018

16mins

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Rank #12: EP54 Interview Strategies for Public Health Careers with Miriam Miller

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In this episode we talk to Miriam Miller, Senior Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Development at the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development. Miriam provides specialized career programs, resources and coaching to NYU’s graduate student population. If you are a current graduate student or a recent graduate, this episode will be especially helpful, since you will receive advice regarding interview strategies, resume building tips and useful information to help you get the job you want.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

May 23 2019

39mins

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Rank #13: EP37 Startup Life and Public Health with Hyder Waheed

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After graduating from Stony Brook University, native New Yorker Hyder Waheed immersed himself in the healthcare operations industry. There, he got opportunities to work at a startup (Oscar Insurance) and now WebMD, learning the ins and outs of project management, execution and relationship building. Working in healthcare, he saw first hand how convoluted and broken the system is, and dedicated himself to moving the public health needle on a global scale. In this episode, we find out why he chose to pursue a Master of Public Health at NYU and how he balances life as a full-time professional and student.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Dec 20 2018

25mins

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Rank #14: EP23 Research In Public Health Nutrition with Dr. Niyati Parekh, Tanya Braune, Alomi Malkan and Christian Victoria

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In this episode, we speak with Dr. Niyati Parekh an Associate Professor at NYU GPH in the Public Health Nutrition department. She discusses the importance of nutrition and its role in public health, in addition to the numerous studies she conducts at GPH. Dr. Parekh's research coordinators who are all recent alumni of GPH, discuss the research they conduct within the department, one of which is the TADA-kids research study which uses an app to track eating patterns in young children.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Jun 11 2018

22mins

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Rank #15: EP79 Songs About Ebola and the Power of Radio in Global Health Communication with Dr. Carlos Chirinos

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In this episode, we speak with Dr. Carlos Chirinos, a clinical music and global health associate professor at NYU. His research is at the intersection of public health, communication, and music, looking at how media narratives driven by music artists and music-based interventions contribute to engaging communities in disease prevention and control in the context of existing or potential health emergencies. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Africa with funding from the World Bank, USAID, IDRC, and the Wellcome Trust. In 2015, Dr. Chirinos received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID, to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa.

To learn more about the NYU School of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Feb 13 2020

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Rank #16: EP22 Amplifying Your Public Health Message with Chris Alexander

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In this episode, we speak with Chris Alexander, the Director of Communications and Promotion at NYU GPH. He discusses his extensive experience in communications and digital production, and highlights different ways students can use social media platforms to amplify their voices on issues they are passionate about. He provides numerous resources for individuals to jumpstart a podcast, video series or blog, and explains a step by step process for starting a new communications project that is setup for success. To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

May 24 2018

53mins

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Rank #17: EP34 UNICEF Internship in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh with Emily Holzman, Jessie Drescher, and Corbin Kappler

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In this episode, we speak with Emily Holzman, Jessie Drescher, and Corbin Kappler who recently returned from their 6-week internship abroad in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh with UNICEF. The MPH students describe their time working with Rohingya refugees, navigating the UN system in a humanitarian crisis, and their individual projects in nutrition, health, and communicating with communities. They also discuss how they have been inspired to continue doing this kind of work and hope other students will be, too. To learn more about internships with UNICEF, contact gph.ghinfo@nyu.edu and follow the NYU GPH Global Health Department on Instagram and Twitter @nyu_gh.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Nov 28 2018

23mins

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Rank #18: EP47 Andrea Levy and the Buen Provecho - Eat Well Pilot

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After working closely with families in their homes for over ten years as a speech pathologist in the NYC Metro area and abroad, Andrea Levy was inspired to pursue public health. While working, she encountered the many environmental, structural and systemic factors impacting their health, which prompted her to examine broader ways to improve the health of populations. After graduation from the NYU Global MPH program in 2010, her passions for community engagement and chronic disease prevention grew and she transitioned to her current role where she oversees a grant funded pilot nutrition education program in East Harlem schools. The pilot, known as ¡Buen Provecho! – Eat Well focuses on engaging parents at a free parent breakfast biweekly where they participate in a peer driven nutrition education discussion. In this episode she shares insights into her current projects, sustainability in community engagement and her advice to other MPH graduates.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Mar 28 2019

21mins

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Rank #19: EP43 Live from the 2019 NYC Epidemiology Forum [Part 2]

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This is part 2 of a special live edition of the I AM GPH podcast. In this episode, we get to hear from a variety of researchers who presented their work at the 6th Annual New York City Epidemiology Forum held at the NYU School of Law. This annual event provides a forum for students and epidemiologists working in the New York City area to network, present their work and discuss opportunities for future collaborations. We learned about environmental pollution, the stigma of violence, sexual health, health data and analytics, cardiovascular disease and so much more. So please enjoy this wide ranging selection of short interviews from the 6th Annual New York City Epidemiology Forum. Special thanks to Akhgar Ghassabian, Michael Megafu, Diana Klatt, Mostafijur Rahman and Spriha Gogia.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Feb 25 2019

27mins

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Rank #20: EP33 LGBTI Health, Queer Migration and Refugees with Michael B. Clark

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In this episode we talk with Michael B. Clark, a current NYU GPH student completing his Master of Public Health degree. He is an international advocate and researcher on health and stigma. Additionally he was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship that led him to Kenya, where he researched queer refugee health while doing community organizing. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Refugee Coalition of East Africa (www.refugeecoalition.com), the only LGBTQI-led refugee organization in the region.

To learn more about the NYU College of Global Public Health, and how our innovative programs are training the next generation of public health leaders, visit publichealth.nyu.edu.

Nov 15 2018

28mins

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