Ulysses Labilles and Manuela Velasquez

Conversation partners Manuela Velasquez (24) interviews Ulysses Labilles (61) about his immigration journey to the United States, his father’s impact on his life, dear of his family members, and the importance of his children in his life.

Barry Gordon

Barry Gordon (82) talks with his children Allegra (42) and Jeremy Gordon (36) about stories from childhood, science experiments, and his unique path from physics to the psychology of encounter groups and psychics in the 1970s, and into a career...

"The Story of a GeoHealth Friendship" an interview with Geoff Plumlee and Aubrey Miller

In the mid-1990s, the town of Libby, MT, discovered they had a serious problem. The small town of fewer than 3000 people had reported over 300 fatalities from asbestos contamination. Enter Aubrey Miller, from the EPA, and Geoff Plumlee, from...

Cynthia Harris and Tammie Johnson

Cynthia Harris (65) interviews her colleague Tammie Johnson (57) about her educational journey in Public Health, and her work as an educator at Florida A&M University.

Nancy Toruno and Tricia Penniecook

Friends and colleagues Tricia Penniecook (51) and Nancy Toruno (37) share a conversation about Tricia’s work in public health, her goals of uplifting women and minorities in leadership, and the bond they share.

Bob Carey and Gabrielle Gordon

One Small Step conversation partners Bob Carey (60) and Gabrielle Gordon (24) talk about their differences in going to school, both serving as election officials and their feelings about the Constitution.

An Interview with UTHealth PhD Student, Lauren Leining: The Impact of COVID-19 on Relationships with Family and Friends

This 40 minute interview dives into the perspective of PhD student, Lauren Leining--her relationships, workplace, and program during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interview was initially conducted as an extra credit assignment for a masters level qualitative research methods course.

"When the elephants fight the grass suffers." Malcolm Bryant and Jennifer Beard Talk About Global Health, Part 2

Malcolm Bryant talks about some of the big picture challenges he sees in the field of global health, ranging from narrow and overly medicalized strategies to reduce maternal and infant mortality to the skewed priorities and short timelines of donors....

Marcus Cheatham, retired health officer who served in rural Michigan during COVID.

Retired public health officer Marcus Cheatham (68) talks about serving in a rural community during the COVID pandemic. Interviewed by his wife Debra Bennett (69) who rode it out with him.

Dr. Perry N. Halkitis: Dean and Professor of Biostatistics and Urban-Global Public Health, Rutgers State University School of Public Health

Dr. Halkitis discusses his decades long work in the arena of public health with a focus on health equity among sexual, gender, racial, and ethnic minority populations. His focus on a modern paradigm of public health includes his concept of...

Stephen Margolis: Part 1 of 2

Andrew Margolis interviews his dad, Stephen Margolis, about his life and career in public health.

Joe Davis and Barbara Davis

Siblings, Barbara Davis (61) and Joe Davis (54), reminisce about their childhood in Miami, FL, tell stories about their family traditions, and reflect on how their parents helped shape who they are today.

Jeff Duchin and Meagan Kay

Jeff Duchin (63) and his colleague Meagan Kay (41) talk about their careers in public health and personal health challenges.

Aaron Fisher and Rachel Fisher

Aaron Fisher (45) speaks with his wife Rachel Fisher (45) reflecting on her experiences as a Marine Biologist researching sea turtles, as an educator working creatively around curriculums to foster scientific literacy, and as a participant in a COVID-19 Vaccine...

Speaking to the Director of Public Health

Enjoy this interview with a former Director of Public Health of Michigan.