JOWMA Preventative Health Podcast

The JOWMA Preventative Health Podcast aims to share preventative health information geared to members of the Orthodox Jewish community. 

Below, please find our released podcasts as well as the corresponding transcripts.

Think you might have an interesting topic to share in an interview? Email us at health@jowma.org .

How To Fool Yourself Less Often: Medical Decision Making for Regular People

JOWMA interviews Dr. Jonathan Howard, NYU neurologist, acclaimed critical thinker, and published expert on cognitive biases in medicine.

 

Healing Through Stories: Drama Therapy and Witness Theater

JOWMA interviews Sally Grazi-Shatzkes, drama therapist, convenant award winner, and creator of Witness theater.

Just Eat Real Food

Dr. Alisa Minkin, General Pediatrician, interviews Dr. Debbie Herst, Australian GP and advocate for healthier diets focusing on less sugar and processed foods.

How To Lose Weight...and Keep it Off

Dr. Alisa Minkin, General Pediatrician and Co-Chair of the JOWMA Preventative Health Committee, discussess importanat weight loss topics with Registered Dietician, Aliza Beer, who specializes in creating personalized weight-loss plans for people of all ages. Aliza can be reached at alizabeer@gmail.com, by phone at 516-984-3333 or on her website, www.alizabeer.com. 

COVID-19: Don't Panic, Be Prepared, and Wash Your Hands

Infectious Disease expert, Dr. Ellie Carmody, talks to JOWMA about the novel Coronavirus, COVID19, and how we can prepare and stay safe in the event of a disease pandemic.

Catch Them Before They Fall: Atidenu

Chana Perel Handler, Master level social worker and founding director of Atideinu, a unique proactive program to keep children emotionally healthy, talks to Dr. Alisa Minkin.

COVID19: It's Here...But Still Don't Panic, Wash Your Hands, and Prepare

Dr. Ellie Carmody practices at NYU and Bellevue and is an infectious disease doctor and has a Master's in Public Health. She is interviewed here by Dr. Alisa Minkin regarding the current COVID-19 public health concern.

Answers to Community Questions about COVID19: East Hill Synagogue Medical Symposium

COVID19 New York Community Call-in and Q&A: Part 1

In this series, frum medical professionals get together on a phone call to answer some common questions and bust myths regarding the Coronavirus.

COVID19 New York Community Call-in and Q&A: Part 2

In this series, frum medical professionals get together on a phone call to answer some common questions and bust myths regarding the Coronavirus. Hosted by: Blima Marcus, DNP, Oncology; Miriam Lieberman, MD, Dermatology; Moshe Cohn, MD, NYU Pediatric Intensivist; Menachem Kirschenbaum, DO, Pediatrics. 

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