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  • YSPH Students Explore Storytelling and Public Health

    YSPH lecturer Neal Baer, a physician and award-winning television showrunner, is teaching a course, “Soda Politics,” and using it to demonstrate to students how effective storytelling can be used to promote public health.

    Source: Yale News
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  • LGBTQ Persecution in Chechnya —The Humanities Can Help

    An award-winning 2020 documentary, Welcome to Chechnya, is discussed by an online panel of experts from the Yale School of Public Health experts as well as immigration activists. The violence portrayed in the film received special attention alongside a spirited discussion about what can be done to stop it.

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  • ‘One’ Episode 3: Public Health scholars blend arts and tech to boost energy

    In episode #3 of the Schwarzman Center web series, One, Taiga Christie interviews Tanya Yajnik and Yuwen Qiu about their recent collaboration, Agora Good Life, an energy-focused wellness app that is set to launch this summer. Yajnik and Qiu explain how their intersecting interests in arts and public health research inspired the app’s development. Yajnik, a skilled musician, concludes the segment with an aria from her spring recital that was postponed due to physical distancing.

    Source: Yale News
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