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GetHealthyHarlem.org podcast page

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Welcome to the GetHealthyHarlem.org podcast page!

Here, you can listen to our Harlem Word interviews with Harlem health experts and leaders. You can also listen to our Profile of Hope interviews with Harlem residents about their paths to healthy living.

There are a variety of health topics to listen to and learn about. The podcast interviews are organized alphabetically and each one relates to an article series on this website, so be sure to click the article links!

Harlem Word podcasts

Harlem Word is a series of interviews with Harlem health experts. 

Name Podcast Chapters

Nancy Bruning, MPH

Writer, editor, and certified fitness trainer who is the founder of Fitness Alfresco.

 Podcast coming soon!

Isobel Contento, Ph.D, CDN

Mary Swartz Rose Professor of Nutrition Education and Coordinator of the Nutrition Program at Teachers College Columbia University.

Podcast coming soon!

Julia de Martini Day, BA

Planner and advocate for Transportation Alternatives.

 Podcast coming soon!

Emmanuel Durham, MHSA

Center Director of Community Healthcare Network's Helen B. Atkinson Health Center.

Podcast coming soon!

Emmanuel Durham and Maryam Husamudeen

Durham is the Center Director of Community Healthcare Network's Helen B. Atkinson Health Center and Husamudeen is from Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership's SisterLink.

Podcast coming soon!

Laura Evensen, MPH

Director of Behavioral Research in the Stroke Division at New York-Presbyterian's Neurological Institute.

Podcast coming soon!

Roger Hayes

Acting Director at the East and Central Harlem Distric Public Health Office for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Podcast coming soon!

Hilda Hutcherson, MD

Gynecologist and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center.

Podcast coming soon!

Ben Kligler, MD, MPH

Family medicine doctor at the Center for Health and Healing.

Podcast coming soon!

Pat Kringas, RN, MA, CDE

Research Coordinator at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.


Podcast coming soon!

Mary Alice Lee and Maddalena Polletta

Lee is the Director of the NYC Playground Program and Polletta is the Coordinator of the NYC Children's Gardening Program at the Trust for Public Land.

Podcast coming soon!

Stephanie LeMelle, MD

Psychiatry professor at Columbia University, with a private psychiatric practice in Northern Manhattan.


Chapter   1 Audio / Article - How she became interested in psychiatry
Chapter   2 Audio / Article - Advice to young people of color considering a career in psychiatry
Chapter   3 Audio / Article - Treating people of color and being an African-American woman psychiatrist
Chapter   4 Audio / Article - Mental health issues in communities of color
Chapter   5 Audio / Article - The different ways people fail to recognize anxiety and depression
Chapter   6 Audio / Article - The stigma of mental illness
Chapter   7 Audio / Article - Tips for dealing with the stigma of mental illness
Chapter   8 Audio / Article - The warning signs of mental illness and how to get help
Chapter   9 Audio / Article - Where to go for regular and urgent treatment of mental illness
Chapter 10 Audio / Article - Taking medication for mental illness
Chapter 11 Audio / Article - Mental illness and its relationship to other illnesses
Chapter 12 Audio / Article - Spirituality and mental health

Mac Levine

Founder and Executive Director of Concrete Safaris.

Podcast coming soon!

Ray Lopez

Director of the Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Asthma Program.

Podcast coming soon!

Paula Lukats

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program Manager at Just Food.

Podcast coming soon!

Robert Martinez, L.AC., MSTOM

Taiji instructor and certified acupuncturist working at St. Ann's Corner of Harm Reduction.


Podcast coming soon!

Carlton McGregor, MD

Internist and pulmonary specialist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Podcast coming soon!

Harmon Moats

Stroke educator at New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Neurological Institute.

Podcast coming soon!

Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE

Nutrition educator at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition and a diabetes educator at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center.

Podcast coming soon!

Thomas Nickolas, MD

Nephrologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Chapter 1 Audio/Article- Dr. Nickolas explains what a Nephrologist is

Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, MS

Associate Professor at NYU School of Medicine.

 Podcast coming soon!

Stephanie Pope Caffey

Yoga instructor and founder of Bikram Yoga East Harlem.

 Podcast coming soon!

Gina Puzzanghera

Executive Chef and Director of the Nourishing Kitchen of NYC.

Podcast coming soon!

Gabrielle Rubin

Founder of Female Awareness.

Podcast coming soon!

James Subudhi

Sustainability coordinator at West Harlem Environmental Action (WE ACT).

Podcast coming soon!

Rabia Tahir, Pharm.D

Assistant professor of pharmacy at the Touro College of Pharmacy.

Podcast coming soon!

Olajide Williams, MD, MS

Physician at Harlem Hospital.

 Podcast coming soon!

Richard Younge, MD

Family physician at the Herman "Denny" Farrell, Jr. Community Health Center.

 Podcast coming soon!

Profile of Hope podcasts

Profiles of Hope are health testimonials with Harlem community members. 

 Name                            Podcast Chapter                                                      Date

Debra Jackson

Native resident of Harlem, active member of her church, and a part of the Harlem Health Promotion Center's Community Advisory Board (CAB). 

 Podcast coming soon!

Tracey Tann Parker

Full-time nurse in the coronary care unit of Beth Israel Medical Center and a part-time, dual-degree nursing and public health student at Hunter College.

 Podcast coming soon!