Health Chatter

by Clarence and Stan

HEALTH CHATTER is a weekly podcast in which Dr. Stan Shanedling, Clarence Jones, and special guests bring a dynamic conversational lens to many of today's health issues. It's a podcast for people young, old and professional and from various backgrounds. It is intended to bring to light through open conversation the health concerns and questions we all face. Stan and Clarence have had different health career trajectories but ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Organ Donation with LifeSource

    Organ Donation with LifeSource

    The Health Chatter team chats with Susan Mau Larson and Nichole Salaam from LifeSource about organ donation. Susan Mau Larson, the Chief Administrative Officer at LifeSource, has an extensive career advancing organ donation and supporting families. Susan positions LifeSource for continued growth and success by driving fulfillment of the long-term vision and strategic priorities ensuring effective internal and external communications, working with our state and federal officials, and leading key strategic initiatives. Nichole Salaam, the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at LifeSource, works to identify and drive strategies to eliminate systemic organizational marginalization and promote equity and inclusion practices. Nichole believes centering the work of donation through the lens of equity and inclusion will help position LifeSource as a specialized leader in the field of organ procurement to best serve all communities. Listen along as Susan and Nichole share their knowledge and outline the importance of organ donation. More about LifeSource's great work can be found at https://www.life-source.org/ Join the conversation at healthchatterpodcast.com Brought to you in support of Hue-MAN, who is Creating Healthy Communities through Innovative Partnerships. More about their work can be found at http://huemanpartnership.org/

  • Narcissism

    Narcissism

    Stand and Clarence chat with Brandon Jones about narcissism. Brandon is the Executive Director of the Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH). His background is in Sociology, Community Psychology, and Marriage and Family Therapy. As a psychotherapist, professor, and behavioral health consultant before his leadership at MACMH, Brandon has worked as a school-based mental health counselor and specializes in therapeutic services within communities of color. Listen along as Brandon shares his wealth of knowledge on narcissism. Join the conversation at healthchatterpodcast.com Brought to you in support of Hue-MAN, who is Creating Healthy Communities through Innovative Partnerships. More about their work can be found at http://huemanpartnership.org/

  • Weight Loss Meds

    Weight Loss Meds

    Stan and Clarence chat with Dr. Sarah Molasky - a local pharmacist - about weight loss medications. Join the conversation at healthchatterpodcast.com Brought to you in support of Hue-MAN, who is Creating Healthy Communities through Innovative Partnerships. More about their work can be found at http://huemanpartnership.org/

  • Food Insecurity

    Food Insecurity

    Stan and Clarence chat with Sophia Lenarz-Coy about food insecurity. Sophia Lenarz-Coy serves as the Executive Director of The Food Group, where she thinks creatively, collaborates with community partners, and brings good, culturally connected food where it’s needed most. The food system is complex and interconnected, but making it more equitable is possible. Listen along as Sophia details the detrimental effects of food insecurity. Join the conversation at healthchatterpodcast.com Brought to you in support of Hue-MAN, who is Creating Healthy Communities through Innovative Partnerships. More about their work can be found at http://huemanpartnership.org/

  • Childhood Diabetes

    Childhood Diabetes

    Stan and Clarence chat with Teresa Ambroz and Julie Dalton about childhood diabetes. Teresa manages the Diabetes and Health Behavior Unit at the Minnesota Department of Health guiding efforts to prevent diabetes and improve the lives of all Minnesotans affected by diabetes and arthritis. Julie is the Diabetes Prevention Planner at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division overseeing strategies related to implementing, spreading, and sustaining evidence-based, family-centered childhood obesity interventions. Join the conversation at healthchatterpodcast.com Brought to you in support of Hue-MAN, who is Creating Healthy Communities through Innovative Partnerships. More about their work can be found at http://huemanpartnership.org/