Faith Machuca and Adrian Paul

One Small Step conversation partners Faith Machuca (23) and Adrian Paul [no age given] discuss their major influences, careers, life in Reno, social issues, politics, and religion.

Dionne Stalling and Twaina Williams

Dionne Stalling (53) tells her friend Twaina Williams (38) how she came to found her non-profit Rare and Black, which works to amplify the voices of Black people living with rare diseases. Dionne speaks about her personal healthcare journey, expressing...

Rosario Cervantes and Andrew Cervantes

Rosario Cervantes (66) talks with her son Andrew Cervantes (44) about how her childhood healthcare provider was a veterinarian since the doctors were not affordable, and how she learned effective home remedies from the family's midwife.

Dr. James Beckerman & Sharon Allen

Dr. James Beckerman is a physician who volunteers for the World Telehealth Initiative run by Sharon Allen. Through this program they are able to bring healthcare to remote villages all over the globe. Dr. Beckerman currently works with a clinic...

Guadalupe Becerra-Perez and Cyndi Ragona

Colleagues Guadalupe Becerra-Perez (40) and Cyndi Ragona (51) share a conversation about working in a community clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic and about the importance of mental healthcare for healthcare professionals.

Willie Hensley and Angela Marith

Willie, a native Alaskan Iñupiaq, speaks with Angela about how the influx of Russians, Europeans and Americans into Alaska has had on their culture, health and livelihood. Outsiders unintentionally brought diseases decimating much of the native Alaskan populations. Unable to...

Grace Cangialosi and Susan Oliveri

[Recorded Tuesday, February 1, 2022] Grace (78) and Susan (75) recorded a One Small Step conversation together in Charlottesville, Virginia. They discussed activism, military families, and the influence of their religious and spiritual beliefs on their politics.

Edward DuRant and Vinay Kumaran

One Small Step Conversation partners Eddie Durant (56) and Vinay Kumaran (52) talk about their careers, how politics affects their work, and the role of social media in disinformation and polarization.

Marcie Niedbalski and Karen Maxwell

One Small Step conversation partners, Marcie Niedbalski (46) and Karen Maxwell (66), discuss their differences on topics, such as their views on universal healthcare and abortion. They also find similarities, like how neither of them are getting the presidential candidates...

Sandra Hoffman and Ana Leiva

Sandra Hoffman (41) talks to Ana Leiva (44) about her daughter's Celiac disease diagnosis, and teaching her daughter to manage her health through nutrition and eating unprocessed, gluten-free foods.

Marti & Scott

Shortly after Marti's daughter Julia was born she was diagnosed with incontinentia pigmenti. It was affecting her central nervous system and the doctors didn't expect her to live more than a few years. Marti learned everything she could about this...

Paul Hammer and Randall Beach

Paul Hammer (63) talks with his friend Randall Beach (69) about his experiences with mental illness, including a suicide attempt. He reflects on his journey to improved health, and his work supporting others facing mental health difficulties.