Links to relevant episodes of podcasts featuring Center-related guests and topics.

Skinny Trees S2E6: “Community Health Equity: A Chicago Reader” with Raj Shah, MD & Fernando De Maio, PhD

podcast pic 1SkinnyTrees: Lift Health for All is a podcast from the Center for Health Equity Transformation at Northwestern University. This episode features Dr. Fernando De Maio and Dr. Raj Shah, co-directors of the Center for Community Health Equity and co-editors of “Community Health Equity: A Chicago Reader” — released in April 2019. We discuss the book as a framework to understand the arc of the public health story in Chicago. We also cover topics such as structural violence, racism, and how to conduct more useful and accessible research for underserved communities here in Chicago.

Listen to the podcast here.


Skinny Trees S2E5: Preventing Gun Violence in Chicago ft. Noam Ostrander, Terry Williams & Valerie Burgest

SkinnyTrees: Lift Health for All is a podcast from the Center for Health Equity podcast pic 2Transformation at Northwestern University. Join us as we talk about the inequities surrounding gun violence with Strategic Operations Director Samantha Alonis as she leads the discussion with Noam Ostrander (DePaul University) and Terry Williams (UIC) from the Chicago Gun Violence Research Collaborative, with special guest Valerie Burgest from the Illinois Chapter of Moms Demand Action. We cover how gun violence affects quality of life for everyone, community-driven research framework, and policies and programs aimed at preventing gun violence.

Listen to the podcast here.