MennoHealth CastPodasts from Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship
Introducing MennoHealth Cast
MennoHealth Cast is a new podcast production begun by Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship in 2019 in cooperation with The Mennonite magazine. MennoHealth Cast seeks to highlight the personal stories of nurses, doctors, health researchers, dentists, chaplains, social workers, advanced practitioners, and others involved in various fields related to the care of human beings.
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Each episode is introduced via a a blog posting below. Select the “read more” button for the full blog entry. Go directly to the MennoHealth Cast page to listen to any episode.
Listen in as Joann Hunsberger interviews Rev. Joseph J. Kotva Jr. Ph.D., an Anabaptist bioethicist as they discuss some of the ethical conundrums related to patient care and provider protections during the coronavirus pandemic.
In this episode, our host, Joann Hunsberger discusses COVID-10 with Dr. Dan Nafziger from Goshen, Indiana where he is Chief Medical Officer at Goshen Health. Listen in as they discuss the novel coronavirus, some common terminology used to discuss the pandemic and how it might effect our church community culture.
In Episode 5 of MennoHealth Cast, Joann Hunsberger speaks with Dr. Doug Smucker. Dr. Smucker started his career as a family medicine doctor and later evolved into a palliative and hospice medicine doctor. In this podcast, he talks about the struggles and challenges of caring for patients in their final days and discusses how his Goshen College education was formative in his career choices.
Episode 4 of MennoHealth Cast features Linda Witmer who spent 23 years serving the K’ekchi’, the indigenous people of Guatemala, as a representative of both Mennonite Central Committee and Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM).
Mennos in Medicine Episode 3: David Sack
David Sack is a professor in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Sack discusses the evolution of the oral cholera vaccine…
Mennos in Medicine Episode 2: Rebecca Heidkamp
Rebecca Heidkamp is a public health researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. She specializes in addressing nutrition problems in locations with low resources. In this…
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