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EPISODE 5: Solutions for Social Isolation

We often think of social isolation as something people experience as they get older. Yet people at all ages and stages of life can feel cut off or like they don’t belong. Oswaldo Mestre, Jr., chief service officer and director of citizen services for the City of Buffalo in New York, and Stephanie Allen, executive director of United Way of Mat-Su in Alaska, discuss strategies they’re adapting from Canada and Iceland to increase meaningful social connections in their communities to improve health and well-being.  

Webinar Recording: Solutions for Social Isolation

Webinar Recording: Solutions for Social Isolation

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Webinar Recording: Solutions for Social Isolation

Oswaldo Mestre, Jr. of the City of Buffalo, Stephanie Allen of United Way of Mat-Su (Alaska), and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya, ScD, discussed what we can learn from other countries about building meaningful social connections to improve health and well-being.
Oswaldo Mestre, Jr. of the City of Buffalo, Stephanie Allen of United Way of Mat-Su (Alaska), and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya, ScD, discussed what we can learn from other countries about building meaningful social connections to improve health and well-being.

Webinar Recording: Solutions for Social Isolation

Oswaldo Mestre, Jr. of the City of Buffalo, Stephanie Allen of United Way of Mat-Su (Alaska), and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya, ScD, discussed what we can learn from other countries about building meaningful social connections to improve health and well-being.

 

 

EPISODE 4: How Can Data Help Build Community Leaders?

After traveling the globe, Abby C. King, PhD, professor of health research and policy, Stanford Prevention Research Center and Steven Sumner, MD, medical epidemiologist in the division of violence prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discuss what we can learn from other countries about using data to help community leaders improve health and well-being, and share stories of successful data collection and community engagement programs from abroad that are now being used in U.S. communities.

Webinar Recording: How Can Data Help Build Community Leaders?

Webinar Recording: How Can Data Help Build Community Leaders?

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Webinar Recording: How Can Data Help Build Community Leaders?

Steven Sumner, MD, of the CDC; Abby King, PhD, of the Stanford Prevention Research Center; and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya, ScD, discussed what we can learn from other countries about using data to help community leaders improve health and well-being.
Steven Sumner, MD, of the CDC; Abby King, PhD, of the Stanford Prevention Research Center; and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya, ScD, discussed what we can learn from other countries about using data to help community leaders improve health and well-being.

Webinar Recording: How Can Data Help Build Community Leaders?

Steven Sumner, MD, of the CDC; Abby King, PhD, of the Stanford Prevention Research Center; and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya, ScD, discussed what we can learn from other countries about using data to help community leaders improve health and well-being.

 

 

EPISODE 3: Building Inclusive Healthy Places

After traveling the globe, Shin-pei Tsay of Gehl Institute and Stephanie Gidigbi of NRDC discuss what we can learn from other countries about making public spaces more welcoming to all, and share a new approach for how to cultivate public spaces that are inclusive and support well-being.

Webinar Recording: Building Inclusive Healthy Places

Webinar Recording: Building Inclusive Healthy Places

Gehl Institute’s Shin-pei Tsay, NRDC’s Stephanie Gidigbi and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed what we can learn from other countries about cultivating public spaces that improve health, trust and social cohesion.
Gehl Institute’s Shin-pei Tsay, NRDC’s Stephanie Gidigbi and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed what we can learn from other countries about cultivating public spaces that improve health, trust and social cohesion.

Webinar Recording: Building Inclusive Healthy Places

Gehl Institute’s Shin-pei Tsay, NRDC’s Stephanie Gidigbi and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed what we can learn from other countries about cultivating public spaces that improve health, trust and social cohesion.

Webinar Recording—Connecting Youth

Webinar Recording—Connecting Youth

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Webinar Recording—Connecting Youth

Listen to International Youth Foundation’s Angela Venza, Opportunity Youth United’s Lashon Amado, Youth Empowerment Project’s Melissa Sawyer and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed promising ideas from Latin America that can be adapted to expand opportunities for youth in the United States.

Webinar Recording—Connecting Youth

Listen to International Youth Foundation’s Angela Venza, Opportunity Youth United’s Lashon Amado, Youth Empowerment Project’s Melissa Sawyer and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed promising ideas from Latin America that can be adapted to expand opportunities for youth in the United States.

EPISODE 1: Transforming Health Care

Listen to Krishna Udayakumar, MD, executive director of Innovations in Healthcare and head of Global Innovation for Duke Health and Corey Siegel, MD, director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and co-chair of IBD Qorus as they discuss what we can learn from abroad as we work to transform health care, and hear how U.S. doctors and patients—inspired by efforts in Sweden—are working together to co-produce care.

Webinar Recording—Transforming Health Care

Webinar Recording—Transforming Health Care

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Webinar Recording—Transforming Health Care

Dartmouth's Corey Siegel, Duke University’s Krishna Udayakumar and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed promising ideas from overseas that can be adapted to improve patient care here in the United States.
Dartmouth's Corey Siegel, Duke University’s Krishna Udayakumar and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed promising ideas from overseas that can be adapted to improve patient care here in the United States.

Webinar Recording—Transforming Health Care

Dartmouth's Corey Siegel, Duke University’s Krishna Udayakumar and RWJF Director Karabi Acharya discussed promising ideas from overseas that can be adapted to improve patient care here in the United States.

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