MORRISVILLE, NC (June 8, 2022) – The North Carolina Medical Journal is pleased to announce the launch of its first podcast: The North Carolina Health Policy Forum. All episodes of Season 1 are available now on PodBean.
The NC Health Policy Forum is a platform for conversations about the health of North Carolinians for insiders and newcomers alike. Hosted by NCMJ Managing Editor Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips, the podcast facilitates connections between people from various sectors across the state who care about improving health. Season 1 focuses on non-medical drivers of health, guided by Healthy North Carolina 2030. Each 30-minute episode includes two interviews with experts and thought leaders and a five-minute policy analysis. Listen to the trailer here. Featured guests include:
Episode 1: What’s Driving Health in NC?
Dr. Betsey Tilson, State Health Director and Chief Medical Officer for NCDHHS
Victor Armstrong, RTI International’s Chief Diversity Officer
Episode 2: Contending with Adverse Childhood Experiences
Drs. Lisa Amaya-Jackson and George (Tripp) Ake of the Center for Child & Family Health
LaToya Powell, Deputy General Counsel at DCDPS
Episode 3: Improving Access to Healthy Food
Josie Williams, Executive Director, Greensboro Housing Coalition
Sam Springs, Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture
Anna Casey, PhD, Cape Fear Collective
Episode 4: Health in Place
Michelle Kenned, Neighborhood Development Director, Greensboro
Gladys Hairston, John Rex Endowment
Tim Schwantes & Phil Bors, Healthy Places by Design
Episode 5: The Economics of Health Outcomes
Dr. Henry C. McKoy, Jr., Director of Entrepreneurship, NC Central University
Dr. Kimberly Montez, pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Episode 6: Access to Care
Randy Jordan, CEO, North Carolina Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
Dr. Adam J. Zolotor, UNC Department of Family Medicine
Senator Joyce Krawiec (R-31)
This podcast is produced by the North Carolina Medical Journal, a publication of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine sponsored by The Duke Endowment. The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the NCMJ, NCIOM, The Duke Endowment, or other organization funders. Contact Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.