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Race, Health & Happiness

Dr. Onye Nnorom

Navigating professional life as a "racialized" person can be exhausting. Join Dr. O, a Public Health Physician Specialist in Toronto, as she interviews guests who are overcoming the obstacles of overt and institutionalized racism to achieve their professional goals while creating healthy and fulfilling lives. If you'd like to learn about thriving in the face of adversity while staying well, this is the podcast for you.
S03E09 - Naki Osutei discusses succeeding as a Black woman in corporate environments, her journey after failure, and using “diplomacy” to disrupt systemic racismOctober 26, 2022 Episode artwork S03E08 - Karyn Pugliese discusses anti-Indigenous racism, speaking truth to power and the path to solidaritySeptember 28, 2022 Episode artwork S03E07 - Encore Episode: Kikė Ojo-Thompson discusses anti-African attitudes, “Misogynoir”, and raising resilient Black childrenAugust 31, 2022 Episode artwork S03E06 - Jael Joseph discusses her internship with “Race, Health & Happiness”, the challenges of being a Black immigrant student, and the importance of knowing your worthJuly 27, 2022 Episode artwork S03E05 - Dr. O explores how we protect our communities with Nia Centre for the Arts & Roots Community ServicesJune 29, 2022 Episode artwork S03E04 - Nouman Ashraf discusses protecting ourselves against systemic racism using cultural fluency and cultural pride, and he inspires Dr. O to create a Mindful MomentMay 25, 2022 Episode artwork S03E03 - Paul Taylor discusses food security, Black parental advocacy, and the importance of being a role modelApril 20, 2022 Episode artwork S03E02 - Camille Dundas discusses anti-Black racism in the media, being a “diversity hire”, and embracing her identityMarch 09, 2022 Episode artwork S03E01 - Trey Anthony discusses being open about mental health challenges, feeling guilty about TV success, and walking in your purposeFebruary 09, 2022 Episode artwork S02 Special Episode - “Dietary Equity & Inclusion” ft. Tameika Shaw and Gurneet DhamiDecember 15, 2021 Episode artwork S02 Special Episode - “Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Revisited"November 17, 2021 Episode artwork S02 Special Episode - “Exposing Medical Colonialism” ft. Dr. Samir Shaheen-HussainSeptember 29, 2021 Episode artwork S02 E05 - Olunike Adeliyi discusses the challenges of being a Black actress in Hollywood, embracing heritage as a form of self-care, and confronting the stereotype of the Angry Black WomanAugust 25, 2021 Episode artwork S02 E04 - Kern Carter discusses why it's difficult to sell Black characters to publishers, how Black writers are underpaid, and succeeding through self-publishingJuly 28, 2021 Episode artwork S02 Special Episode - “Radical Self-Care” ft. Dr. Marcia AndersonJune 30, 2021 Episode artwork S02 E03 – Dr. Marcia Anderson discusses Indigenous Health, impacts of colonization, and anti-Indigenous racism in health careJune 16, 2021 Episode artwork S02 E02 – Victoria Chan discusses Anti-Asian Hate, and the tensions between Asian and Black communitiesMay 12, 2021 Episode artwork S02 E01 - Kikė Ojo-Thompson discusses anti-African attitudes, “Misogynoir”, and raising resilient Black childrenMarch 31, 2021 Episode artwork S02 Special Episode - Retro Trailer "2020 Hindsight"March 17, 2021 Episode artwork S01 Special Episode 01 - Director X discusses how meditation can reduce violence and promote wellness.August 26, 2020 Episode artwork S01 E04 - Professor Akwatu Khenti discusses using optimism as armor, and public health solutions to gun violenceJuly 31, 2020 Episode artwork S01 E03 - Dr. Roberta K. Timothy discusses how connection to her African heritage helps her to resist Anti-Black RacismJune 22, 2020 Episode artwork S01 E02 - Celina Caesar-Chavannes discusses her professional journey, “showing up” for self and community, and the power of her Inner ChildApril 06, 2020 Episode artwork S01 E01 — Ritu Bhasin discusses authenticity, belonging, and growing up between culturesFebruary 25, 2020 Episode artwork S01 E00 "Episode Zero" - How RHH Was CreatedFebruary 25, 2020 Episode artwork