Health Beyond Barriers Podcasts

The Division of Public Health Sciences has been working with MindsEye Radio and LAMP, Language Access Metro Project, to produce health-related podcasts. The podcasts, "Health Beyond Barriers", are 10-minute health podcasts produced in English, Spanish, Bosnian, Vietnamese and Arabic. The podcasts are distributed within a 75-mile radius of Belleville, Illinois, and are available for listening through various smartphone and tablet apps as well as online. Please click on a podcast topic below to choose one of the five available languages.

2017 Schedule

February TopicImportance of Knowing Family Health History
Erin Linnenbringer, PhD

March TopicNational Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (The National CLAS Standards)
Vetta Sanders Thompson, PhD

April Topic: Why Screen for Colon Cancer, and Who Should?
Jean Wang, MD, PhD

May Topic: Physical Activity in Your Daily  Life
Erika Waters, PhD, MPH

October Topic: Talking with your Physician
Mary Politi, PhD

November Topic: Affording Your Medications
Aimee James, PhD, MPH

2016 Schedule

March TopicColon Cancer Screening and Prevention
Aimee James, PhD, MPH

April Topic: Importance of Whole Grains in One’s Diet
Hank Dart, MS

June Topic: Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention 
Rebecca Lobb, ScD, MPH and Julia Maki, PhD

September TopicProstate Cancer Screening and Prevention
Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH