Action Phase Podcast



Public health practice, one conversation at a time


  • #33 – Why are rural labor and delivery departments closing?


    Why do women in Alabama have to drive so far to deliver their babies? I explore this question this week on Action Phase. Thanks to Lisa Bromberg for suggesting this topic! Never miss an episode! Subscribe on iTunes. Or simply listen to it here. Advertisements

  • #32 – What is Codependency? – Action Phase Podcast


    Aaaaaand we’re back! In honor of Codependency Awareness Month, I ask and answer the question “What is codependency?” With its roots in the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, the term caught on and is commonly used now. However, it might mean something a little different than you think. Never miss an episode! Subscribe on iTunes. Or […]

  • #31 – Maiken Scott at Philly Pod Fest! – Action Phase Podcast


    The first ever live recording of Action Phase happened during the Second Annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival! I was joined by Maiken Scott to talk about how someone who had no interest in health or science became the host of WHYY’s health, science, and innovation show The Pulse. We also chat about dealing with the emotional […]

  • #31 – Rewind: Jim Buehler – Action Phase Podcast


    In honor of his new position as Health Commissioner for the City of Philadelphia, this week I bring you the very first Rewind episode featuring the wonderful Dr. Jim Buehler. He was my professor at Drexel, a former bigwig at CDC, and one of the very first Action Phase guests. Enjoy! Action Phase is on iTunes. Subscribe […]

  • #30 – Ryan Kuck – Action Phase Podcast


    I talk with the founder of the Fresh Food Hub, Ryan Kuck, about the transformation of his West Philadelphia neighborhood. Sorry everyone, I left my recording equipment back in Philly and I’m in Maryland for the week, so there’s no intro or outro on this episode. Don’t worry, it won’t happen again! Action Phase is on […]

  • #29 – What can I do to help in Ferguson? – Action Phase Podcast


    After catching you up on post-graduation life, I jump right into the question “What can I do to help in Ferguson?” Mostly I’m concerned about the trauma that Ferguson residents are experiencing and wonder how St. Louis and Missouri are going to address it. Action Phase is on iTunes. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. Ratings […]

  • #28 – Teagan Goes Vegan Conclusion – Action Phase Podcast


          So, the month of “Teagan Goes Vegan” has come to a close. In this episode, I talk about the experience: what I ate, what I missed, how my friends reacted. And I reveal whether I will be staying vegan or not! Action Phase is on iTunes. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. Ratings […]