Buffalo Healthcast: A Podcast by the Students, Faculty and Staff of the School of Public Health and Health Professions

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Assist with all aspects of producing a podcast on health equity run by the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Public Health and Health Professions. 

Project description

Faculty, staff, and students of the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) are launching a podcast called the Buffalo Health Cast. The podcast series will focus on health equity to facilitate conversations about public health practice and research. Each semester will focus on a different theme within the umbrella of health equity. Students will engage in the following activities:

  • Gather and organize photos, short bios, and titles of interviewees
  • Develop social media content to promote podcasts
  • Export and edit captions/transcriptions of podcasts
  • Upload podcasts to Buzzsprout platform
  • Follow up with co-hosts on status of planned interviews
  • Coordinate with podcast lead on all of the above, including via weekly meetings
  • Optional: interview guests for the podcast

Project outcome

The podcast series will focus on health equity to facilitate conversations about public health practice and research. Each semester will focus on a different theme within the umbrella of health equity. 

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment About a semester (3-5 months)
Start time Fall, Spring, Summer
Level of collaboration Individual student project
Benefits Other
Who is eligible Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

Project mentor

Tia Palermo

Associate Professor

Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Phone: (716) 829-5368

Email: tiapaler@buffalo.edu

Start the project

  1. Email the project mentor using the contact information above to express your interest and get approval to work on the project. (Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.)
  2. After you receive approval from the mentor to start this project, click the button to start the digital badge. (Learn more about ELN's digital badge options.) 

Preparation activities

Once you begin the digital badge series, you will have access to all the necessary activities and instructions. Your mentor has indicated they would like you to also complete the specific preparation activities below. Please reference this when you get to Step 2 of the Preparation Phase.