marion_headshotThe 20K House Project, run by the Rural Studio at Auburn University, aims to create affordable, safe housing for people living in rural areas. By creating this alternative to trailers, the project hopes to make homes available to anyone who needs them. Marion McElroy and I talk about how they’re going to make this happen.

Side note: Action Phase should be on iTunes sometime this week. That means you’ll be able to easily subscribe and download episodes. I’ll let you know when that’s in place. But for now, listen to it here!

marion_headshotMarion McElroy is the Project Manager for the 20K House Project run by the Rural Studio at Auburn University. Because of the need for affordable and safe housing in rural areas, the 20K House Project aims to create houses that can be purchased as an alternative to trailers.

Side note: Action Phase should be on iTunes sometime this week, so you’ll be able to subscribe and easily download episodes each week. I’ll let you know when that happens. But for now, listen to it here!

lorelei_photoLorelei Shingledecker from Philadelphia FIGHT is passionate about helping people improve their lives. We talk about the work she does with the HIV/AIDS community as well as her upcoming photography show featuring immigrants and the music of their childhoods.

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carie_contact_imageI talk with Karen Chenoweth, CARIE Line Supervisor at the Center for the Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE). We discuss the vulnerability of asking for help, empowering seniors to advocate for themselves, and navigating Medicare.

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Dr. Jim Buehler

Dr. Jim Buehler

Dr. Jim Buehler has done it all—investigated suspicious infant deaths, been on the forefront of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, worked on the national response to H1N1 pandemic influenza, and headed the Public Health Surveillance & Informatics Program Office at CDC. We talk about the breadth of his experience and he tells us what makes him most proud when he reflects on his career.

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In Episode 3, I chat with Dr. Pamela Wible, the pioneer of Ideal Medical Care, a patient- and community-centered way of developing medical clinics. We talk about creating the perfect patient experience, medical school induced PTSD, and physician health. She even gives me a vocabulary lesson…did you know “disintermediation” means to remove the middleman?

Dr. Pamela Wible, pioneer of Ideal Medical Care

Dr. Pamela Wible,
pioneer of Ideal Medical Care

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This week, I talk with Kate Schaeffer from the Wellness Resource Center at Temple University in Philadelphia. We chat about drugs on campus, what teachers can do about creepy students, and how motivational interviewing can be used to help people with substance abuse problems.

The lovely Kate Schaeffer!

The lovely Kate Schaeffer!

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In the very first episode of Action Phase, I sit down with Briana Morgan from the Office of HIV Planning Philadelphia to talk about stumbling into a career in public health, how we can improve HIV prevention programs, and learning how to code.

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Great hair, great conversationalist.
The whole package, really.

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