Establishing Routines and Promoting Healthy Habits
Season 6, Ep. 9
As a professor in the Department of Health Behavior & Health Education at the U-M School of Public Health, Alison Miller, PhD, studies risk and resilience in children and families and directs the Child Health and Development Lab. She joins Michigan Minds to discuss the importance of developing early relational health between caregivers and children, how to create and support healthy habits, and strategies children can use to help feel prepared for school.
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Nurses Week: Supporting, Celebrating and Protecting Nurses
Season 7, Ep. 16
Christopher R. Friese, PhD, RN, Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing and Professor of the Health Management and Policy School of Public Health and Director of the Center for Improving Patient and Population Health (CIPPH), joins Michigan Minds for National Nurses Week. He talks about how the industry has changed in the past year since he last joined Michigan Minds and the challenges that nurses are currently facing.Download transcript
Monday, May 8, 2023
Harnessing Culture to Inspire, Influence and Impact
Season 7, Ep. 15
How does brand purpose allow companies to connect with consumers? How are buyers influenced? How do marketers leverage the relationships that customers build with brands? Marcus Collins, clinical assistant professor of marketing at Michigan Ross, studies consumer culture theory — the convergence of anthropology, psychology, and sociology in marketing — to answer those questions. In this episode, Collins discusses how communal connections that are facilitated through cultural characteristics influence consumption and behavior, which is a topic he explores in his new book For The Culture. Podcast transcript
Friday, May 5, 2023
The Impact of Social Support on the Risk of Depression
Season 7, Ep. 14
Srijan Sen, PhD, is the director of the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and Family Depression Center and joins this episode of Michigan Minds to talk about recent data from the Intern Health Study, the impact of social support on depression risk and Mental Health Awareness Month. Sen is the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences in the Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry, where his research focuses on the interactions between genes and the environment and their effect on stress, anxiety and depression.