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An archive of media resources including short videos, webinars, podcasts, and more.

Practically Speaking

Practically Speaking | January 3rd, 2019

Understanding the Exposure Disease Pathway

How do environmental health professionals discover and address problems like the Flint water crisis? Dr. Jennifer Schlezinger explains an essential framework called the Exposure Disease Pathway.

Practically Speaking | November 7th, 2018

Researching Intimate Partner Violence

It is more important than ever to study and develop prevention initiatives for intimate partner violence (IPV) in an accurate, safe, and ethical way. Nafisa Halim shares three key points about researching IPV.

Practically Speaking | October 18th, 2018

Addressing US Maternal Mortality

Maternal mortality in the US is a much bigger and broader problem than people expect. These are the three key things to know before we can do something about it.

Practically Speaking | May 9th, 2018

The Power of Geocoding

Geographic Information Systems can be a powerful tool for communicating spatially-linked research, but there are a few key things to know before you begin geocoding your data.

Practically Speaking | January 26th, 2018

Evaluating Research Claims

Whether it’s for your job or just of interest, it’s important to be able to critically assess an epidemiologic research paper.

Practically Speaking | December 15th, 2017

Networking with LinkedIn

Networking is important for everyone, including public health professionals. Whether you’re happy with your current position or job searching, an up-to-date profile on LinkedIn can help you grow your professional network.

Practically Speaking | October 3rd, 2017

Stress Management and Compassion in Challenging Times

We all know that everyone experiences stress on a daily basis—from our work or our extracurricular activities, and news of recent tragic events. Research indicates that stress can have a real impact on our physical and mental health as well as our relationships, leading us to be less compassionate.

Practically Speaking | September 26th, 2017

Social Media

Whether you’re doing it for yourself or for your organization or institution, understanding how to use social media to reach your audience can be an invaluable tool.

Practically Speaking | July 21st, 2017

Data Visualization

With the explosion of data available at one’s fingertips, there is a growing need to transform raw data into meaningful information that can be used by decision makers. In this episode of Practically Speaking, Dr. Lisa Sullivan covers several proper data visualization techniques to clearly communicate data and statistical results.

Practically Speaking | June 20th, 2017

Communicating Science

Scientists and academics have a responsibility to share the meaning and implications of their work. This requires knowing how to communicate complex material in clear, engaging ways that invite the public to the conversation.

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