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The American Health Podcast is created by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, a project of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Initiative works to tackle some of the most pressing challenges to public health in the United States: Addiction and Overdose, Environmental Challenges, Obesity and the Food System, Risks to Adolescent Health and Violence. Visit to learn more.

Apr 29, 2021

Ashley is a Senior Policy Associate at the Center For Science in Public Interest (CSPI), a non-profit consumer advocacy group that advocates for safer and healthier foods. 

In this episode, you'll hear about Ashley’s work at CSPI and how support from the fellowship program helped her examine the difference in food...

Apr 27, 2021

Melissa is the Clinical Director at ABC Counseling and Family Services in Normal, Illinois.  ABC Counseling was established in 1992 to help kids and families affected by sexual abuse and those in need of adoption services throughout Central Illinois . 

In this episode, we will hear about Melissa’s work with ABC...

Apr 22, 2021

Della Wright, Evaluator and Assistant Director of the Childhood Wellbeing Division at the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, is joined by Kathy Egland from EEECHO (Education, Economic, Environment, Climate and Health Organization), a CBO in Gulfport, Mississippi. 

In this episode, Della and Kathy discuss how...

Apr 20, 2021

Janice is the Director of Programs and Clinical Services at House of Ruth Maryland where they work towards ending violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, behaviors and systems that perpetuate the violence. 

In this episode, we will hear about what the House of Ruth Maryland is doing to...

Apr 13, 2021

Jillian Tse is a program coordinator at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. In this episode, you will learn about the food bank, its mission, and the effects of the pandemic on their grocery delivery program.

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