Faculty with the Division of Public Health Sciences frequently share their research with the news media and in blog posts and articles for wider audiences. They also provide their expertise on podcasts: 

June 2020: Jean Hunleth, PhD, MPH was featured in the AnthroPod podcast discussing “Children’s Carework in a Global Pandemic.”

May 2020: Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH was interviewed for “Show Me the Science,” a new podcast from the School of Medicine, on how to stay healthy during coronavirus stay-at-home orders.

The Division of Public Health Sciences has also worked 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.

2018 Schedule

Winter Topic: 8 Ways Cancer Prevention Works Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH

2017 Schedule

February Topic: Importance of Knowing Family Health History Erin Linnenbringer, PhD

March Topic: National 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 Topic: Colon 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 Topic: Prostate Cancer Screening and Prevention Bettina Drake, PhD, MPH