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The Health Disparities Podcast, From Movement is Life. Conversations about health disparities with people working to eliminate them.

This podcast highlights disparities evidenced in common chronic conditions featured in the “vicious cycle” (e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, mental health) and musculoskeletal/arthritis conditions, with emphasis on disparities and how social determinants of health impact these conditions and their management.

The Health Disparities Podcast Episodes

Taking COVID-19 Testing to the People in Jacksonville, Florida. Featuring Ann-Marie Knight, MHA, FACHE.

With Florida emerging as the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, care providers in Jacksonville knew they had to intervene decisively with a testing plan for all populations, including the most vulnerable.
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Operation Change Community Report: Chicago with Christin Zollicoffer

Operation Change Chicago was the prototype of this community intervention program, and has run numerous series that have enabled the model to evolve.
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Operation Change Community Report: Hazard, Kentucky, with Keisha Hudson

Every iteration of Operation Change has a unique aspect. There may be certain chronic health conditions that are common to urban, suburban and rural communities, but the needs of different communities vary greatly.
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Operation Change Community Report: St. Louis, Missouri, with Darlene Donegan.

Historic St. Louis was the location for an Operation Change program led by Darlene Donegan, an educator and yoga teacher who is very active in her community.
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Operation Change Community Report: Salvation Army Kroc Center, San Diego, with Miriam Rodriguez

Based in the Salvation Army Kroc Center in eastern San Diego, Miriam Rodriguez and her team used their local connections to build the first Operation Change program to be delivered in the Spanish language.
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Operation Change Community Report: Grace Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, New York, with Hazella Rollins LaVar

In this podcast program leader Hazella Rollins LaVar shares some insights into the content and impact of the Operation Change initiative at Grace Baptist Church, New York. Grace Baptist is in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, on the fringes of New York City.
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The Operation Change Program Overview Part 2, with Christin Zollicoffer

Chicago community leader Christin Zollicoffer discusses how Operation Change has evolved and explores some of the profound and life-changing experiences she has witnessed working with her local participants.
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Operation Change Program Overview Part 1, with Dr. Yashika Watkins

Dr. Yashika Watkins details some of the underpinnings of the Operation Change program and shares insights into how the program can be replicated. This is the first in a series of podcasts exploring the Operation Change program, which will include testimonials from program leaders and participant case reports.
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OrthoInfo: An orthopedics website made for patients is also helpful to physicians. Featuring Dr. Stuart Fischer

Every month millions of patients visit Orthoinfo.org, a patient oriented orthopedics website from AAOS. Dr. Stuart Fischer leads the editorial team, which produces the content and translates articles into multiple languages.
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Meeting Report: The UVA Healing Hate Conference examined new collaborations and socio-legal frameworks to tackle the injustices of health disparities. Professor Dayna Bowen Matthew. Part 4 or our Healing Hate Conference series.

A multitude of key health disparity indices show that we have not seen significant progress in narrowing the gap between minority and majority populations since the landmark report “Unequal Treatment” in 2003.
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Words not weapons: A psychiatry expert discusses the impact of gun violence on community mental health, and how prior history of violence, victims of violence, and substance use disorders are far greater predictors of gun use than chronic mental health conditions. Featuring Dr Rahn Bailey. Part 3/4 of our Healing Hate conference series.

Dr Rahn Bailey discusses how for decades discrimination has played a central role in health disparities, and how gun violence compounds the problem through traumatic experiences, chronic stress and behavioral consequences.
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COVID-19 Pandemic 9: Focus on the Southern States with The Balm in Gilead founder and CEO Dr. Pernessa Seele

Reverend Willis Steele hosts a discussion about the impact of COVID-19 in Southern states with Dr. Pernessa Seele, the CEO and founder of The Balm in Gilead, a faith-based organization that provides support to people and their families with chronic diseases such as diabetes, as well as working for the prevention of HIV and AIDS.
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