Each Friday, Dr. Lisa Beasley, a Family Nurse Practitioner, interviews guests who are experts in their field. The podcast content reflects advocacy for rural health, vulnerable populations & health policy.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This week's guests include the Director for the Shelby County Crime Victims and Rape Crisis Center and Dr. Christie Manasco. Ms. Bromley sheds light on the prevalence of domestic violence and provides statistics and resources. Dr. Manasco shares her own personal family story related to domestic violence. This episode is dedicated to Cathy and all the Cathys out there who have lost hope.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Listen as Dr. Eric Bailey & Ms. Brenda Fortney recount stories of how the strong women in their lives fought courageous battles of breast cancer and how the memories of these women are honored through the sharing of these stories.
Director of Partnerships, Kristina Whiton-O'Brien and Organizing Director, Leah Ford with Vot-ER discuss the importance of healthcare providers & their role in registering patients to vote. Listen as they talk about the Vot-ER vision of how healthy communities power an inclusive democracy.
What does inclusion mean in nursing education? How do we recruit more diverse nursing students? Faculty at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing, Christie Cavallo shares her insight and thoughts for being inclusive. Ms. Cavallo also reflects on her own personal story.
Dr. Artangela Henry DNP, ACACNP-BC, FNP-BC discusses the impact of Sickle Cell Disease & how providers can be more aware of the impact SCD has on patients & families.
Dr. Raza discusses rheumatological diseases including SLE, inflammatory arthritides, vasculitis and approaches to treatment.
Executive Director, Nikki Gibbs and Partnership & Training Coordinator, Deborah Townsend from A Step Ahead Foundation discuss the foundation's mission to "empower women to reach their life's goals by eliminating barriers to voluntary, long-acting, reversible birth control through educational programming, services, and funding.
Good nutrition reduces inflammation lowering your risk for cancer and other diseases associated with cardiovascular health. In this episode, Dr. Vicki Chandler, Family Nurse Practitioner and Assistant Professor at UTHSC CON discusses which foods are best and how to incorporate them into your daily life.
The guests for this episode are co-founders Whitney Trotter, RDN, RN and Rachel Haaga, Executive Director of RestoreCorps. Rachel & Whitney discuss human trafficking and the fight for victims and survivors. RestoreCorps is a non-profit organization that advocates for victim and survivor rights, and meaningful legislative change.