Podcast

The Deonandia Podcast

This is the home of the Deonandia Podcast.  The official description for the iTunes feed:

Lectures, opinions, insights and interviews from Dr Raywat Deonandan: epidemiologist, global health researcher, journalist, novelist, and science communicator.

In the live lectures, the audio is pretty crappy.  This is an evolving process, so please bear with me!

 

This image was stolen from the Knightwise podcast homepage (knightwise.com/)
This image was stolen from the Knightwise podcast homepage (knightwise.com/)

 

Mar 8, 2017 – Refugee Health

  • Audio of Dr Deonandan’s presentation on refugee health, given to the student Medlife initiative at the University of Ottawa .

Oct 30, 2016 – 2016 OCUFA Teaching Award

  • Audio of Dr Deonandan’s acceptance comments at the awards ceremony of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations’ Teaching Award.

Oct 22, 2016 – Defining Low Income and Poverty

  • Audio of a presentation given at the 2016 Dalla Lana School of Public Health conference in Toronto.

Sep 29, 2016 – Global Health Ethics

  • Audio of a presentation given at the 2016 AGHN Global Health conference in Ottawa.

Sep 9, 2016 – Obstetric Care in Tanzania

  • Kristina Baier and Tujuanna Austin discuss maternal mortality in Tanzania.

Sep 9, 2016 – Self-assessment of the Outcome of Early Medical Abortion 

  • Arone Fantaye, Shahram Sharify, and Sevgim Kiper discuss a paper no abortion in India.

Sep 9, 2016 – Mobile Phone Reminders for Treatment of Children Infected with HIV in Cameroon

  • Jessica Rocheleau discusses a paper on using mobile phones to help in the treatment of HIV in Cameroon

Sep 9, 2016 – Clinical features of patients isolated for suspected Ebola virus disease

  • Amol Gill and Matthew Dawkins discuss a paper on Ebola via an interview with a fictional expert.

Mar 19, 2016 – Career Advice for Health Sciences Students

  • The Health Sciences Students Association of the University of Ottawa invited Dr Deonandan to say a few words about career planning.

Feb 7, 2016 – How to Teach Health Sciences – Interview with Kahina Abdesselam and Sam Ileka-Priouzeau

  • My interview with two young Epidemiology professionals working in the nation’s capital.

Jan 24, 2016 – Epidemiology Graduate Work – Interview with Priscilla Karnabi and Rami El-Sayegh

  • I caught up with a couple of former students who are now doing graduate work in Vancouver.

Nov 8, 2015 – Career Planning for Global Health Students

  • My presentation at the Global Health Students and Young Professional Summit in Montreal. I served on the career panel. I didn’t have any slides; but I think the audio is sufficient!

Oct 13, 2015 – The IJHS Podcast

  • The inaugural podcast of the IJHS journal, which I founded and presently advise, features myself and Stephen Kutcher discussing the present Canadian federal election through the lens of health scientists.

July 7, 2015 – Breastfeeding, Homeopathy, and Horoscopes

  • Part 2 of my conversation with public health expert Patrick Saunders-Hastings, in which we cover everything from whether breastfeeding makes babies smarter to whether your horoscope can predict your health.

July 2, 2015 – California Makes Vaccination Mandatory

  • California just made it it mandatory for children to be vaccinated against certain diseases. To talk about this event, and related topics in vaccination research, I spoke to public health expert Patrick Saunders-Hastings.

June 2, 2015 – Globalization and the Indian Middle Class

  • A discussion with a group of Indian university students about globalization, village leadership, female agency, and globalization.

May 5, 2015 – The Uncanny Return of the Race Concept

  • This is the first of 7 guest podcasts produced by the graduate students of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences. In today’s episode, Lynne Jrade, Andréanne Chaumont,  Jennifer Kathleen Cano, and Katrina MacFarlane discuss a paper about defining race.

April 9, 2015 – How Useful Is Your Degree?

  • The graduate students of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences kindly asked me to talk to them about career planning.  Here’s what I told them.

Mar 21, 2015 – Graham Sanders & Aparna Halpe, Part 2

  • “Quest Myth” sounds like December 25th to a kid with a lisp.

Feb 9, 2015 – Q&A With Communications Expert Neil Hrab

  • “The trick to writing is to write every day.” An interview with journalist, editorial writer, and senior communications adviser to several high ranking politicians, Mr. Neil Hrab.

Dec 16, 2014 – Using Vouchers to Improve Reproductive Health in Kenya

  • The fifteenth and last in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Laetitia Kayitesi and Idil Houssein.

Dec 15, 2014 – Parasites and Cognitive Ability

  • The fourteenth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Stefan Litvinjenko and Kyle Alain Curtis.

Dec 14, 2014 – Reproductive Behaviour in Cambodia

  • The thirteenth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Erika Frank.

Dec 13, 2014 – Reproductive Health Awareness in Urban Tanzania

  • The twelfth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Swanti Deut, Yan Yan Lee, Sally Zhao, and Rima Elchamaa.

Dec 13, 2014 – Nutrition and Neonatal Mortality in Rural India

  • The eleventh in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Tayler Muldoon and Anne-Marie Hawco.

Dec 1, 2014 – Educating Rural Health Workers in Africa

  • The tenth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Mona Ahmad and Felicia Danesi.

Nov 30, 2014 – Family Planning Needs in Guatemala

  • The ninth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Narineh Panoosian and Carina Saikaley.

Nov 30, 2014 – Reproductive Health for Young Kenyans

  • The eighth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Paul Do, Irene Fosu-Apraku, Pooneh Mirzakhalili, and Ahlam Awata.

Nov 30, 2014 – Chinese Men’s Willingness to be Circumcised

  • The seventh in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Gavin Maludzinski, Cara Elliott, Melissa Sutaroski, and Haley Rowlandson.

Nov 17, 2014 – The Mental Health of Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide

  • The sixth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Quinn Howard, Habon Warsame, Ihab Kandil, and Abdiasis Yalahow.

Nov 17, 2014 – Bottle Feeding For Preterm Infants in Egypt

  • The fifth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class. This installment has been produced by Khalil Dawod, Sarah Hognestad, Emma Daymond, and Clive Velkers.

Nov 16, 2014 – Using The Drug Misoprostol For Home Births in Bangladesh

  • The fourth in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class.  This episode was produced by Danielle Hemet,  Simran Sandhu, Laura Cummings, and Arlanna Pugh. 

Nov 15, 2014 – Malaria in Bhutan

  • The third in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class.  This episode is brought to us by Salma Ibrahim and Savroop Kullar. 

Nov 14, 2014 – Cervical Cancer Screening in Brazil

  • The second in a series of special podcasts featuring the students of my 4th year International Health Theory class.  This one is by Gabrielle Gareau and Melissa Lavigne.

Nov 14, 2014 – Mad About Art: Using Art Therapy For Kids with HIV in South Africa

  • This is the first of a series of special podcast episodes which will feature my students. As part of my 4th year class in International Health Theory, each group (or individual) selected a scholarly paper on an issue in global health and recorded a brief audio dissection of its implications. This episode is by Kinsey Beck.

Oct 29, 2014 – Health and Climate Change

  • One of my students couldn’t attend today’s lecture on health and climate change, so she asked me to podcast it for her!  So, why not?

Oct 25, 2014 – Values in Science

  • Sponsored by the Canadian Association of Research in Regenerative Medicine, this live lecture was about how personal values become incorporated into scientific work.

Oct 24, 2014 – Hunger and Food Security

  • As the University of Ottawa was in “lockdown” due to the shootings in Parliament, all classes were cancelled. Unfortunately, four students and I still showed up to my international health class. So I gave those four the lecture on “Hunger and Food Security”, recording the audio so I could stream it here.

Oct 23, 2014 – A Shooting in Ottawa

  • Yesterday, a gunman murdered an unarmed soldier guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa, then proceeded to shoot up Parliament itself before being killed by one of the Parliamentary constables. In this episode, I observe the tone of the city and the university campus during the lockdown.

Oct 18, 2014 – Dispatches From Istanbul

  • Back in 2013, I took a trip to Istanbul and recorded some observations of some of the more fascinating aspects of that wonderful city. I’ve finally woven them into a brief podcast.

Oct 13, 2014 – This week in global health

  • Interviewed by Caity Jackson of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden for the YouTube show, “This Week In Global Health with Dr Greg Martin,” on the topics of global health ethics, career planning, and the future of global health.

Oct 12, 2014 – Interviewed About Ebola on CKNW Radio

  • Interviewed on CKNW radio by Squire Barnes about the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the USA.

Oct 6, 2014 – Implications of India’s Skewed Sex Ratio and Other Aspects of Assisted Reproduction

  • A lecture to my 4th year International Health Theory class about the “missing girls of India”, the millions of unborn Indian girls removed from the projected population through generations of sex selective abortion.

Sep 24, 2014 – Paradigms of Public Health

  • A presentation to a doctoral class at the Institute of Population Health at the University of Ottawa

Sep 13, 2014 – The Future of Global Health

  • A presentation to the Action Global Health conference at the University of Ottawa

July 9, 2014 – Doing Development Work in Guyana

  • A guest lecture given to an undergraduate class in international development, about my various projects in Guyana.

May 22, 2014 – Presentation by Erin Russell on Peer-Reviewed Medical Publishing

  • Assistant Editor of CMAJ, and new Editor in Chief of the CSEB National Newsletter, Erin Russell was kind enough to give a brief workshop to the editors of our student-run journal, the Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences.

May 21, 2014 – Town Hall Meeting re: Canada Health Accord

  • A live presentation on the new Canadian Health Accord, featuring Dr Jack Kitts, Dr Chris Simpson, Dr Michael Rachlis, and Dr Raywat Deonandan.

May 7, 2014 – Cafe Scientifique: Borders, Babies & Body Parts

  • A live panel discussion with Dr Ron Labonte, Dr Raywat Deonandan, Ric Esther Bienstock, moderated by Dr Valorie Crooks, on medical tourism in Canada.

Apr 29, 2014 – An Introduction to International Health: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

  • Webinar given on behalf of the Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Apr 21, 2014 – Development in Guyana, part 4

  • Recorded in the frontier town of Bartica in Guyana

Apr 19, 2014 – Development in Guyana, part 3

  • Recorded in the AmerIndian village of Capoey in Guyana

Apr 18, 014 – Development in Guyana, part 2

  • Recorded in the AmerIndian village of Capoey in Guyana

Apr 17, 2014 – Development in Guyana, part 1

  • Recorded in the AmerIndian village of Capoey in Guyana

Mar 30, 2014 – Career planning in the health sciences

  • This is a live lecture given to the attendees of the University of Ottawa Health Symposium

Mar 27, 2014 – Sexual network analysis

  • This is a live lecture given by PhD student Kahina Abdesselam

Mar 18, 2014 – What do you want to be when you grow up?

  • This was a live workshop given to the graduate students of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences

Mar 11, 2014 – Ethical analysis of reproductive tourism

  • This was a live lecture given to the graduate students of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences

Feb 28, 2014 – Global population health indicators

  • This was a live lecture given to Family Medicine residents of the Elizabeth Bruyere hospital in Ottawa

Jan 25, 2014 – Educational reform with Dr Graham Sanders and Dr Aparna Halpé

  • I had a great conversation with two impressive scholars, lubricated by unspeakable amounts of alcohol.

 

Credits: Opening and closing theme music, “Indian Journey”, composed by Stephen William Cornish.

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