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.

"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...

"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....

Part 2 of the interview with my 96-year-old Haitian grandmother, Laura

In the second part of our conversation, Laura talks about her brother, Ary, the former Minister of Public Health in Haiti who as murdered in 2000. She discusses if she regrets leaving Haiti, and talks about what it’s like knowing...

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Hannah Karczewski and Zachary Hayes

Friends Hannah Karczewski (23) and Zachary Hayes (23) talk about their common experience of attending University of Michigan-Flint during the Flint water crisis, growing passionate about the community, and pursuing ways to give back through work and volunteering.

Speaking to the Director of Public Health

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

"Here's the declaration of Alma Ata. Go out and do public health!" Malcolm Bryant and Jennifer Beard Talk About Global Health, Part 1

Malcolm Bryant talks with his colleague, Jennifer Beard, about working as a physician in Zimbabwe and how he made his way into a career in global public health implementing primary care programs in collaboration with health professionals around the world.

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Zandra Campbell and Darnyle Wharton

Zandra Campbell (38) interviews Darnyle K. Wharton (50) about his work with Baltimore Ceasefire, and the creative and loving work happening in Baltimore as a reflection of residents' desire and dedication to heal the city and community from violence and...

“You are the best mom your baby could ever have.”

During her senior year of high school, Cynthia Chavez got pregnant and faced doubt from others in being a teen mom. She says it was the haters who helped her. With determination and grit, Cynthia proved them wrong! Cynthia accomplished...

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Tom Hanlon and Jennifer Trotter

One Small Step conversation participants, Tom Hanlon (76) and Jennifer Trotter (32), talk about being raised Catholic, what they are passionate about, and health care.