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Healthcare Triage Podcast

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Healthcare Triage is a series about healthcare hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll who explains healthcare policy, medical research, and answers a lot of other questions you may have about medicine, health, and healthcare.

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Policy Impact and the Economic Shaping of Healthcare

September 29th, 2023


Dr. Kosali Simon, Professor of Economics and Policy at the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Associate Vice Provost for …

Improving Diagnosis and Care for Children with Autism

August 28th, 2023


Drs. Mary Ciccarelli and Rebecca McNally-Keehn, faculty members at Indiana University School of Medicine, discuss how diagnosing a child with autism …

Exploring Disease Prevention in the World of Parasites

July 27th, 2023


Dr. Mary Ann McDowell, Professor of Biological Sciences and Associate Dean of Professional Development at the University of Notre Dame, joins the …

Diversifying Research and Overcoming Mistrust

June 30th, 2023


In this episode, Dr. Aaron Carroll talks again with Dr. Sylk Sotto, a leading advocate for diversity and ethics in research, about the importance of …

Type 1 Diabetes: Recent Wins and Ongoing Challenges on the Road to a Cure

May 24th, 2023


In this episode, Dr. Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Emily Sims, associate professor of pediatrics at IU School of Medicine, and Dr. Linda DiMeglio, …

Exploring the Future of Implantable Medical Devices

April 20th, 2023


In this episode, Dr. Aaron Carroll talks with Hugh Lee, associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Implantable …

Lessons Learned From Studying Healthcare Abroad

March 30th, 2023


In this episode, Dr. Aaron Carroll talks with Julie Manning Magid, executive associate dean of the IU Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis, and …

Big Data, AI, and a Healthier More Equitable Future

March 17th, 2023


Today on the Healthcare Triage Podcast, Dr. Aaron Carroll talks to Dr. Nitesh Chawla of the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Chawla's work focuses on …

COVID-19, Cystic Fibrosis, and the Clinical Trials Process

February 1st, 2023


In this episode, Dr. Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Cynthia Brown, medical director of Indiana University’s Clinical Research Center, about the …

Regenerative Medicine And Reprogramming Tissues Using Your Body

December 15th, 2022


Dr. Chandan Sen talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about regenerative medicine, including some of his current research in diabetic wound healing and …

Treating and Researching Dementia

November 15th, 2022


In this episode, Dr. Malaz Boustani talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about his work as a geriatrician and neuroscientist, including ways doctors in …

Lead Poisoning, Maternal Mortality, and How We Connect to Community

October 19th, 2022


In the latest episode of the Healthcare Triage Podcast, Dr. Heidi Beidinger-Burnett talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about how different groups of people …

Science Communication Matters

September 21st, 2022


In this episode, Dr. Krista Longtin and Dr. Tiffany Doherty talk with Dr. Aaron Carroll about the importance of science communication. They discuss …

Addressing Health Disparities

August 17th, 2022


In this episode, Dr. Jasmine Gonzalvo talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about her team’s efforts to address health disparities through Purdue University’s …

How Immunotherapy Can Fight Cancer

July 22nd, 2022


In the latest episode of the Healthcare Triage Podcast, Dr. Huda Salman talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about the Brown Center for Immunotherapy, of …

Where are things at with cancer research?

June 14th, 2022

In this episode, IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center director Dr. Kelvin Lee talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about how cancer research is progressing …

Lessons Learned from COVID-19

May 11th, 2022

In this episode Dr. Chandy John and Dr. James Wood talk with Dr. Aaron Carroll about COVID-19, global health and pediatrics. They discuss lessons …

How can Medical Geneticists improve patient care?

April 20th, 2022


In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Ware and Dr. Erin Conboy talk with Dr. Aaron Carroll about what medical geneticists do and how their work can improve …

Supporting Innovation in Drugs and Devices

March 16th, 2022


In this episode, Aaron Carroll talks with Andrew Dahlem, PhD, and Jon Merrell, MD, about Preclinical Innovation Think Tanks, which are programs …

Closing the Trust Gap Between Communities and Health Care

March 15th, 2022


In this episode, Aaron Carroll talks with Rev. Shonda Nicole Gladden and Dr. David Craig about how congregations can be used as a site to explore the …

How we solve the reproducibility crisis: Incentives in Academia

March 10th, 2022

Our experts had so many potential solutions to talk about that we had to add another episode to cover them all! In this eight-episode podcast series, …

How we solve the reproducibility crisis: Publishing, funding, and the media

March 9th, 2022


Now that we’ve talked about all the things in science culture that contribute to reproducibility problems, let’s talk about how we can fix them! In …

Mentorship and Career Challenges in Research

March 8th, 2022


Academia relies on a model of mentorship. But what happens when the people in charge take liberties with their authority that affect the way trainees handle the data?


In this eight-episode podcast series, we interview …

The Role of the Media

March 2nd, 2022

The media loves a good headline about an exciting study. But can the way science media covers studies affect the science itself? In this eight-episode podcast series, we interview several experts about “the …

Problems in Science Publishing

February 23rd, 2022


In academia, publishing is “the coin of the realm”. How does the reproducibility of our work suffer under this “publish or perish” system? Today we talk about the pressure to publish splashy research in high-value …

Why is There a Reproducibility Crisis in Scientific Research?

February 16th, 2022


This is episode 2 of our special series on the crisis of reproducibility in scientific research. Now that we’ve covered the “what” of the …

How Funding Impacts the Quality of Research

February 16th, 2022


The way that science is funded has changed a lot over time. What are those changes and how have they affected the way we practice science?

In this eight-episode podcast series, we interview several experts about “the …

What is the Reproducibility Crisis in Science?

February 16th, 2022


This is episode 1 in a special podcast series that focuses on the relationship between science culture and reproducibility. To lay the foundation for …

STEM Education and the Value of Mentorship

January 21st, 2022


This week Aaron Carroll is talking to Elmer Sanders and Matt Allen from  Project SEED.

Project SEED provides summer experiences for economically …

Studying Pesticides and Other Risks to Expecting Moms & Babies

November 30th, 2021


David Haas, MD, returns to the Healthcare Triage podcast to share his research about expecting moms and their babies, including a new study about how pesticides and herbicides can impact their health called, “The …

The Parasite You Could Get From Your Cat

October 20th, 2021


If you've caught toxoplasmosis from your cat, you may be more likely to take risks. So why not take the plunge and listen to this podcast?

As …

Decoding DNA to Diagnose Rare Diseases

September 16th, 2021


In this episode, we learn about how  is the Undiagnosed and Rare Disease Clinic (URDC). Erin Conboy, MD, established the URDC with a …

Alzheimer's Detection: Better Living Through Biomarkers

August 18th, 2021


Alzheimer's disease is the topic of this episode, featuring several experts from Indiana University School of Medicine: Tatiana Foroud, PhD, who …

Covid Longhaulers and the Value of Online Conversation

July 15th, 2021


In this episode, Dr. Natalie Lambert talks with Dr. Aaron Carroll about her research on COVID-19 long haulers, who experience symptoms for weeks or …

The Importance of Diversity and Equity in Medicine and Research

April 15th, 2021


In this episode, Dr. Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds and Dr. Sylk Sotto talk with Dr. Aaron Carroll about the importance of diversity and equity in …

Making Progress in Multiple Myeloma Research

March 17th, 2021


Dr. Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Rafat Abonour and Dr. Fabiana Perna about multiple myeloma research and ongoing studies, such as the Indiana Myeloma …

How Genomics Improve Cancer Survival and Patient Quality of Life

February 15th, 2021


Dr. Bryan Schneider and Dr. Milan Radovich return to the podcast to break down the latest developments in personalized genomic medicine, share findings from their triple negative breast cancer research, and talk about …

The Many Benefits of Participating in Research

December 2nd, 2020


In this episode, Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Peter Embi about the All IN for Health program, which promotes health resources and opportunities to …

How We Study Alzheimer's and Potential Treatments

November 5th, 2020


Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Bruce Lamb and Dr. Alan Palkowitz about Alzheimer's disease. They discuss how they’re combining their different …

Solving Health Challenges Through Research and Collaboration

October 1st, 2020


Dr. Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Sharon Moe and Dr. Sarah Wiehe, the new co-directors of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute …

Your DNA Influences Drug Response

September 2nd, 2020


Your DNA can influence how drugs work on you as an individual. In the same way some people are tall and some are short, some people metabolize drugs …

What We Can Learn from a LOT of Blood Samples

July 30th, 2020


In this episode, Aaron Carroll talks with Tatiana Foroud, PhD, and Brooke Patz about the Indiana Biobank. Foroud is the biobank director and Patz is …

Global Health and Malaria with Dr. Chandy John

July 2nd, 2020


In this episode, Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Chandy John about his experiences as an infectious disease researcher and pediatrician. Dr. John's …

COVID-19 and Immune Symptoms in Kids

June 4th, 2020


Aaron Carroll talks with Dr. Jim Wood about his research as a physician scientist at Indiana University School of Medicine and pediatric infectious …

Dr. Anantha Shekhar and Translating Research into Treatments

April 24th, 2020


On this episode of the Healthcare Triage podcast, Aaron is talking to Dr. Anantha Shekhar, founding director of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and leader of the IU Precision Health …

Your Coronavirus Questions Answered!

March 19th, 2020


Aaron Carroll is answering listener questions about the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing, and how to stay safe. You can ask questions for …

Know Thyself: Precision Genomics and Pediatric Cancer

March 5th, 2020

On this episode of the Healthcare Triage podcast, Aaron is talking to Dr. Karen Pollok and Dr. Jamie Renbarger about their research into the …

CAR T-Cell Therapy and the Future of Cancer Treatment

January 18th, 2020


Aaron Carroll talks to Dr. Sherif Farag of Indiana University about his work harnessing the power of patients' own immune systems to treat blood …

Diabetes During Pregnancy has Long Term Implications

November 27th, 2019


Aaron Carroll talks to Dr. David Haas about gestational diabetes. You may know that women can develop diabetes during pregnancy, and may know that …

How Data and Tech Can Improve Healthcare

November 1st, 2019


We talk a lot about different areas of health research, and how that research may lead to treatments. Today we're talking about research into healthcare itself, and how systems can be improved to deliver better outcomes …

From DNA to Diagnosis

October 2nd, 2019


Aaron talks to Dr. Tatiana Foroud about her career and her current work in genetics and genomics. Her work spans from the early days of searching for DNA markers for rare disorders to today's search for genetic causes …

Brain Injuries & CTE: Detection, Treatment, and Prevention

June 19th, 2019


This month Aaron is talking to Dr. Tom McAllister, the Albert Eugene Sterne Professor and Chairman, Indiana University School of Medicine Department …

How New Drugs Are Developed

May 3rd, 2019


This month we’re talking with Dan Skovronsky, President of Lilly Research Laboratories and Chief Scientific Officer for Eli Lilly and Company. He walks us through his career that has taken him from the pharmaceutical …

Multiple Myeloma, Bicycles, and Working Toward a Cure

April 2nd, 2019


This month, Aaron is talking to Dr. Rafat Abonour about multiple myleoma. Multiple myeloma is a cancer that forms in white blood cells, and Dr. …

Suicide Rates and Insights from Medical Sociology - Healthcare Triage

February 14th, 2019


Aaron's guest this month is Dr. Bernice Pescosolido, who is a medical sociologist at Indiana University. Dr. Pescosolido studies the environments, …

Quit Smoking! Scientific Evidence to Stop Smoking with Dr. Sarah Wiehe

December 7th, 2018


It may not come as news to you that smoking is very bad for your health. And in the last 50 years, smoking has become a lot less common in the United States. But, in a lot of places, lots of people still smoke. In …

Of Zebrafish and Diabetes - Healthcare Triage Podcast

November 1st, 2018


November is National Diabetes Month, and this month Dr. Aaron Carroll, is talking to Dr. Raghu Mirmira. Dr. Mirmira is the Eli Lilly Professor in …

Breast Cancer, Genomics, and the Future of Treatment

October 3rd, 2018


Dr. Bryan Schneider and Dr. Milan Radovich from the Indiana University Health Precision Genomics Program are talking to Aaron about breast cancer, and some of the cutting edge treatments that are in use, and on the …

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