Teagan Keating cat

Her full name is Catastrophe Cleopatra Washington, but I call her Cleo.

This week, I talk about the online resources and mobile apps I think have potential to make an impact on public health. Also, my cat Cleo makes her first Action Phase appearance.

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Your weight is not your worth

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My first solo show! In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I give the lowdown on eating disorder basics and bust some myths about these serious mental illnesses.

Content warning: includes in-depth information about eating disorders.

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Jen Chapman headshotJen Chapman, the nerd behind the Public Health Nerd Club, tells me how the allure of “having great stories” enticed her into public health. From going door-to-door informing people that their partner had contracted an STD to researching HIV medication adherence in Botswana, Jen is passionate about public health.

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Matt Leacock headshotMatt Leacock tells me the inspiration behind his epidemiology-inspired board game Pandemic. We also talk about the theories behind creating games and why zombies are so darn popular right now.

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Jonathan Purtle headshotJonathan Purtle explains trauma theory and how the human experience of trauma should permeate the way public health addresses issues. We also talk about Healing Hurt People and The Public’s Health, the only public health blog associated with a major metropolitan newspaper.

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National MS Society LogoI chat with Christina Forster, Employment Services Manager at Greater Delaware Chapter of the MS Society about why she loves helping people with MS stay in the workforce and how technology can make their working lives easier.

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Timaree Schmit, host of Sex with Timaree Podcast

Dr. Timaree Schmit, host of the Sex with Timaree podcast, talks with me about being a sexuality educator and fitness instructor, street harassment, and why we have to talk about sexuality when we talk about public health.

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keep-talking-about-mental-health-2In the first episode of 2014, I talk with Joe Pyle, the president of the Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation. He tells me about why it’s important to include behavioral health in routine medical care, how mental illness stigma can be reduced, and we take a few minutes to talk about how much we love Maiken Scott at WHYY.

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NatalieL_headshotNatalie Levkovich is the CEO of the Health Federation of Philadelphia. We talk about ensuring access to health care for all Philadelphians, being a generalist, and she gives advice to those of us who are starting our public health careers.

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Boone_photoAntonio Boone is the Program Assistant at Sexuality with Education and Truth (SWEAT), where he works with young men who have sex with men and are HIV+. We talk about shade-free zones, HIV stigma, and how participating in a program gives you a unique perspective on working for that program.

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