Where Race, Disparity, and Pandemic Collide: COVID-19 USA

Podcast by Oni Blackstock On today’s podcast, EIC Brandy Schillace interviews Dr. Oni Blackstock, Assistant Commissioner for the NYC Health Department’s Bureau of HIV. Dr. Blackstock is also a primary care and HIV doctor, as well as a researcher focused on the experiences of women and people of colour in healthcare. Dr. Blackstock joins us to […]

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Disability, Visibility and the COVID-19 Crisis

Podcast Interview with Alice Wong Alice Wong is a disabled activist, media maker, and consultant. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project® (DVP), an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture created in 2014. Alice is also a co-partner in four projects: DisabledWriters.com, a resource to […]

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Bodies, Environments, and the Spread of Disease

Editor Brandy Schillace interviews Annamaria Carusi, PhD. Dr. Annamaria Carusi, previously faculty in medical humanities, left academe to work as a private consultant on the social dimensions of science and innovation, especially focusing on how to build bridges between biomedicine and public health policy. In today’s podcast, Dr. Carusi discusses the way humans and environments […]

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Health, Humanity and Dr. Frankenstein

Podcast interview by Brandy Schillace Today, EIC Brandy Schillace interviews Audrey Shafer, MD (she/her), Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine/VAPAHCS, as well as Staff Anesthesiologist, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. Dr. Shafer is the Director for Medicine & the Muse, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. In today’s […]

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Stories of Guilt and Redemption: The Cinema of Atom Egoyan

Interview by Khalid Ali In this podcast Dr Khalid Ali talks to acclaimed Canadian director Atom Egoyan at the 41st edition of the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) where Egoyan’s latest film ‘Guest of honour’ screened. Egoyan reflects on prominent themes in his films such as isolation, estrangement and the alienation of human beings, and […]

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Making Space

Podcast Interview with Ciara Breathnach and Brandy Shillace Ciara Breathnach (@CiaraBreath) is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She is a current Irish research Council Laureate holder and her research focuses on Irish social history of medicine and health. In this conversation with Brandy Schillace, she also talks about the […]

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Nurturing Artistic Talent in Children with Autism: The Autism Project

Interview with Hanna Makki and Khalid Ali, Film and Media Correspondent In this podcast, filmmaker Hana Makki revisits her memories of making the documentary film ‘As One: The Autism Project,’ working with ten children with Autism and their families. The film project was supported by Sheikha Shamsa bint Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in an […]

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Creating Father-Son Bonds Through Film: Tom Browne and his Son Frankie Reflect on Making Short Films Together

Podcast with Khalid Ali, Film and Media Correspondent, and Tom Browne. Tom Browne is a British actor and director of award-wining film Radiator (UK, 2014). In this podcast, Tom and his son Frankie discuss how their experience of making short films together supported their relationship as a father and son. Tom talks about the films […]

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