Episodes

  • “Be hungry, be curious, and be humble” is Dr. Bryan Buckley’s mantra, and this mantra is what guides him in his work as a public health professional.

    Dr. Buckley is a multidimensional healthcare professional, educator, and researcher who works as a Fellow at the Medstar Health Institute for Quality and Safety and as an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University.

    In today’s episode, Dr. Buckley shares how a recommendation he received from a professor during his undergraduate degree led him into public health, and why he is so passionate about the field.

    Although Dr. Buckley wears many different hats, his main areas of focus are addressing health inequities and improving the well-being of where people live, work, and play. Listen to this week’s episode to get the full scope of the incredible work that Dr. Buckley is doing!

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  • Our guest is passionate about health equity, diversity equity, and inclusion, and has focused her career accordingly. Dr. Zenobia Bryant is the Founder and CEO of Black Health Black Wealth and, in this episode, we find out why black mental health, black physical health, and black financial health are, in fact, black wealth.

    Dr. Bryant has a Ph.D. in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and has countless other accomplishments to her name. In our conversation, we discuss the holistic nature of health, and Dr. Bryant explains how navigating racism and micro-aggressions leads to stress, which directly impacts one’s physical health. We also find out about the “Knowledge is Power” community program and how Dr. Bryant is working to empower young black women in the public health space.

    To learn about the role of community in healing and growth, tips for overcoming imposter syndrome, and how to use data to make a difference, tune in with us today!

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  • Data is a necessity when understanding the issues facing indigenous communities, and indigenous perspectives on this data and how to implement changes within the social context are key to successful interventions.

    Talking to us on this episode about why this is the case, is Dyani Bingham, board member at Montana Public Health Institute. Dyani started her academic career in art and culture, however, through personal tragedy, she discovered her calling in public health.

    Join us to hear about the issues Dyani is currently working on, what her role within the organization is, and why she feels epidemiology is important in the interventions she has been involved with.

    We wrap up this episode with Dyani’s advice to young public health epidemiologists trying to find their niche, and how to tackle the overwhelming diversity of opportunities facing public health specialists. For all this and so much more, tune in today.

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  • On this bonus episode, Dr. Huntley recaps the Business Strategy Workshop For Public Health Consultants that was recently held in Atlanta, GA. She shares so much on this episode that you might want to grab a pen and paper and prepare to take a few notes!

    If you are a public health consultant, then you don't want to miss this episode.

    For more details about the upcoming workshops visit PublicHealthEntrepreneurs.com and consider registering while you have the opportunity to do so.

    Please share this episode with your network, other public health consultants, and public health entrepreneurs.

  • When someone asks you what you do, what is your response? Are you too technical, too complicated, or too vague? How do you introduce yourself for maximum impact when the opportunity arises?

    In this episode, we talk about why it’s so important to have a good elevator pitch prepared for the moment when the right opportunity presents itself.

    Tuning in you’ll hear about how common it is for public health professionals to get this wrong, the many missed opportunities that occur as a result of poor elevator pitches, and how getting this right can be game-changing for your career.

    You’ll find out how to target your ideal client, why you should focus on the benefits your client will derive from your services, and why you should address a problem that your client already has. For many other tips and resources to help you succeed in the field of public health through crafting the perfect elevator pitch, tune in today!

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    https://www.drchhuntley.com/podcast

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    https://PublicHealthEXPO.com/

  • The road into a public health career is rarely a direct one. Often students who want to study medicine are introduced to the topic during their studies and, based on their level of interest, find themselves diverting their plans to explore public health as a career.

    Today on the show Dr. Huntley sits down with Brad Krueger, a program evaluation consultant based in Chicago. She talks with Brad about his journey into public health, his business, and how he thrives on building systems to collect, review and present data.

    Tuning in you’ll hear Brad describe how he first considered a career in public health, how it aligned with his interests, and what he is most passionate about in his field at this moment. Brad shares an overview of his business, his typical client, and how he determines whether they’re a good fit.

    He goes on to expand on the importance of creating a supportive network of professionals, why he has recommended potential colleagues to clients, and why an abundance mindset is so helpful. Brad also shares tips and advice for anyone in public health and epidemiology. Learn what it means to be a lifelong learner and why there’s always something to be gained from any opportunity.

    We loved having Brad on the show and we’re sure you’ll find this conversation every bit as stimulating as we did!

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    https://www.drchhuntley.com/podcast

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    https://www.PublicHealthEntrepreneurs.com

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  • During the 2019 Public Health Expo, Brooke Mootry discovered her passion: matching public health professionals with careers that suit them! She went on to join the Public Health Network and is now CEO and lead recruiter.

    Join us on this episode as we talk to Brooke about how she discovered her passion, and why she loves what she does. We hear how she moved from pre-med in college to public health to recruiting, and the advice she has for those in the field.

    Brooke breaks down what the Public Health Network does, and what she finds most gratifying about her role. We also learn how her public health background, and her understanding of epidemiology help her in matching candidates with their ideal roles.

    Tune in to discover what makes a great recruiter, who their ideal target is, and the qualities that they look for in the companies they assist.

    For all this, and so much more, press play now.

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    https://www.drchhuntley.com/podcast

    Business Strategy Workshop For Public Health Consultants:

    https://www.PublicHealthEntrepreneurs.com

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    https://PublicHealthEXPO.com/

  • If you are a public health consultant who has started your own business and who is looking for some guidance to take it to the next level, this episode is for you!

    Join us today as we hear from Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley about her public health in-person workshops. Find out who the workshops are for, and why planning quarterly goals (and reviewing them) is so important!

    Dr. Huntley describes it all. We hear about the format of the workshops, from why she keeps the numbers small, to what's included, to where they will be happening throughout 2022. So, to have all your questions about Dr. Huntley's workshops answered, tune in today!

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  • Welcome back to the Public Health Epidemiology Conversations playlist! We’re glad you joined us. Our guest on this episode is Jordyn Fink, public health specialist at the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Epidemiology Clinic.

    Tune in to hear all about her work with lead testing and more, and find out how she is working to include technical support for communities. You’ll hear about grant allocation, and the vast variation in the field of public health, as well as why her work is important in the community she serves. Jordyn helps listeners to get a greater grasp of what public health entails and how we encounter it in our daily lives, with infectious enthusiasm for the field.

    In closing, she shares her hope to motivate others to explore a career in the field of public health after having shared her own experience of getting to know and love her work.

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  • Coming to us from the future, all the way from Adelaide, Australia, is the inspirational Kristy Schirmer. Kristy has 20 years of experience working in health promotion and public health in Australia and the UK and she now works with government and non-government agencies with a public health focus, providing training to help them use social media as effectively as possible.

    When Kristy presented her innovative ideas to a previous employer and was met with a flat “no”, she simply went on to start her own business! She is now the co-founder of the Australian Public Health Consultants Network and works as a social media strategy consultant for startups and other consultants.

    Kristy joins us today to discuss her career journey and how she came to recognize social media as a crucial health promotion and communication tool. We find out how her public health expertise and understanding of epidemiology help her to better serve her clients and community, and she fills us in on what makes a dream client!

    Tune in to find out more about how Kristy structures her training programs, and if you want to hear from our guest, you can catch her at this year’s Public Health Consulting and Entrepreneurship Expo.

    PHEC Podcast Show Notes:

    https://www.drchhuntley.com/podcast

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    https://PublicHealthEXPO.com/

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  • The Public Health Epidemiology Conversations Podcast has a loyal audience of listeners, and we appreciate all of you! A lot of work goes into producing each episode and making it freely available to everyone worldwide. It’s time to grow and reach even more people, and we need your help to make that happen. On this podcast episode, we’ll discuss several easy ways that you can help us reach a larger audience.

  • Our honored guest on this episode is Glennae Davis, author of Yet Here I Stand: My Journey From Bondage to Liberty and Bias and Burnout: 10 Power Moves for Healthcare Workplace Equity, as well as the CEO and Founder of Rx For Life, a health equity, consultancy, and education agency.

    In this conversation, we discuss her career journey and how she discovered entrepreneurship or, more accurately, how it found her! As a Black woman with a vibrant nursing career in critical care, Glennae knows about bias and burnout in the healthcare industry!

    You’ll hear the story of an injury, compounded by her gender and race, that resulted in a four-year journey through the world of workplace compensation, rife with discrimination and institutional racism. You’ll also discover how Glennae took the pain of her most difficult challenges and turned them into opportunities to help others using the lessons and skills she learned.

    Find out what RX for Life does to help others in similar situations, from finding valuable rest to a 40-day faith-based exploration into empowerment and self-worth, plus we touch on some of the incredible offerings and hard-won advice that Glennae has to share with the industry.

    We hope you can join us for this moving and highly informative conversation around healthcare, bias, burnout, and so much more!

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  • We are often so quick to focus on our disappointments rather than our successes or the lessons we’ve learned, and that’s simply not on. Here at Public Health Epidemiology Conversations, we have deemed it illegal to reach a milestone and move on without pausing to celebrate it.

    In this episode, we take a deep dive into how and why you should celebrate your wins, big and small. Our host, Dr. Huntley shares a personal story to explain why it’s essential to take a moment to reward yourself, and fills us in on the various ways in which she personally celebrates her wins.

    As entrepreneurs, we have a tendency to perpetually move on to the next thing, without even recognizing, nevermind celebrating, our successes.

    Tune in to hear some examples of what constitutes a win, why it’s important not to minimize your achievements, and how to celebrate in a way that lights you up!

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  • Courtney also shares an example of why a working knowledge of epidemiology is beneficial to anyone working in public health, along with some inspiring words of advice on why you should never sell yourself short. Tune in for a wonderful and insightful conversation on Tribal Epidemiology Centers, a career in public health, and community!

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  • Today we have a particularly inspiring episode as we discuss a new, innovative way to address an old public health problem. Joining us to share his groundbreaking ideas and expertise, is Dr. Harsh Vathsangam, co-founder of Moving Analytics, the leading telehealth provider of cardiovascular prevention programs.

    Dr. Vathsangam opens up about his passion for the prevention and elimination of cardiovascular disease in the US and describes how Moving Analytics combines computer science, research, and preventative medicine to address this prevalent public health issue in a creative way.

    Dr. Vathsangam has a Ph.D. in computer science and has over seven years of experience in designing and testing technologies for mobile health, and in this episode, he fills us in on how computer science can ultimately lead to informing physicians in the public health sector and benefit everyday people.

    We hear some devastating statistics about the prevalence of cardiovascular disease, as well as the six behaviors we need to adopt to prevent its occurrence. Dr. Vathsangam explains the cardiac rehabilitation process and we discover how Moving Analytics is changing the game and empowering patients to take charge of their own recovery.

    Tune in for this jam-packed episode exploring the role of technology in improving our access to healthcare!

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  • “What does a public health consultant actually do?”

    We get this question quite often, which is why, in today’s episode, we take a deep dive into the ins and outs of a career in public health consulting!

    In this audio from her recent LinkedIn Live session, Dr. Charlotte Hughes Huntley shares some practical definitions and examples to help you understand what public health consulting is, who it serves, and what it entails.

    You’ll also be directed to some previous episodes from the podcast that will help you better understand public health consulting from the perspective of nursing, advocacy, and more.

    Dr. Huntley offers some valuable tips and advice for public health consultants, regardless of whether you’re serving government organizations or private industry!

    While there’s no one example that embodies the extremely broad field of public health consulting, we hope that this episode helps those of you stepping into the field by highlighting some of the many opportunities available to you. Tune in today to learn more!

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  • Entering the new year feels different for everyone! Some of us are fresh and ready to tackle whatever comes our way, and others are feeling worn out and depleted from the grueling year behind us.

    In this episode, we’re going to equip you with three invaluable productivity tips to ensure that you launch into 2022 with a head start, without getting trapped on the hamster wheel of busyness!

    Dr. Huntley shares her own methods of optimizing productivity while ensuring she has enough time blocked off to replenish and spend time with her family. In this casual, simple, yet powerful discussion, you’ll learn how to make your time work for you by incorporating these three straightforward tips!

    Tune in to find out how to create your ideal work plan, focus on what matters most each day, and limit your daily tasks to avoid overwhelm and stay focused!

  • This episode of Public Health Epidemiology Conversations is one in a series of special sponsored episodes where we learn about Tribal Epidemiology Centers. We talk to Lucinda Cowboy, from the Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center about how she got into public health, what her work involves, and why she's motivated to help the communities that she does.

    She translates the beautiful sayings from her mother tongue that inspire her in her work and describes the importance of framing your work within a specific community. We discuss the benefits of having community members represented on the boards of epidemiology centers, and how she combines her indigenous knowledge with the western knowledge she was taught, to help the community. Lucinda ends the episode with two key pieces of advice for students, followed by Dr. Huntley's reflections on the conversation.

    Join us for another fascinating episode!

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  • Our childhood experiences shape how we see the world and our areas of interest. Today's guest’s journey is no different. Dr. Errol Pierre was first exposed to the issues in the world of healthcare and insurance when, as a kid, he had to pause a routine dental procedure due to health insurance caps. He has come a long way since then and is now a healthcare thought leader, business executive, leadership coach, public speaker, professor, writer, and healthcare strategist.

    He talks to us today about how he got into the field of public health, why it's so crucial to treat every interaction as an opportunity to network, and why he feels an understanding of epidemiology is key to identifying the issues affecting communities in need.

    Dr. Pierre explains why he has focused on the communities he has and gives some great advice to anyone in the world of public health.

    Press "Play" now to hear this uplifting and inspiring episode!

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  • Welcome back to another episode of Public Health and Epidemiology Careers. In conversation with us today is Dr. Nakeitra Burse, CEO of the public health research development and practice company, Six Dimensions.

    You’ll hear all about her heart to serve people in public health, and how she became involved in it, with a focus on maternal health. Dr. Burse tells us all about the documentary she has produced to address Black maternal health, and how her understanding of public health has helped her to better serve her community.

    She talks about her background as a personal trainer, and how the ecological environment people find themselves in impacts their decision making. She also shares why it is so important to evolve, seek opportunities, learn, and develop your skills on an ongoing basis.

    Tune in to hear more today!

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