It was my great pleasure to have the opportunity to speak with Dr. Patricia Brennan, the first nurse and first woman to serve as Director of the National Library of Medicine. We discuss graphic medicine, its importance, and its applications. Hope you enjoy listening to this conversation as much as I enjoyed having it. Support for this podcast comes from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, the nation’s oldest Humanities Department within a medical school, pioneers of innovations in medical education since 1967. To learn more about Penn State College of Medicine Department of Humanities, go to www2.med.psu.edu/humanities…. Read More
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2017 Seattle conference keynote Hillary Chute discusses comics in the area of illness and disability. This talk is based on a chapter of her new book Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere. Download episode.
In this episode, the guy who coined the term “Graphic Medicine” describes to us what it has become. Enjoy Ian Williams’ talk to the staff of the Wellcome Trust Library in London. Support for this podcast comes from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, the nation’s oldest Humanities Department within a medical school, pioneers of innovations in medical education since 1967. To learn more about Penn State College of Medicine Department of Humanities, go to www2.med.psu.edu/humanities. Download episode.
Welcome to a new season of the Graphic Medicine Podcast! On today’s show, audio from the opening night of the Seattle Comics & Medicine conference, Thursday June 15. You will hear from three speakers in a row. The first will be Seattle conference organizer and host Mita Mahato. Mita is a Seattle-based cut paper, collage, and comics artist, whose work explores the transformative capacities of found and handmade papers. She is also an Associate Professor of English at the University of Puget Sound, serves on the board for the arts organization Short Run Seattle, one of the sponsors of the Comics &… Read More
In this new episode of the Graphic Medicine Podcast, we hear from the creative team behind the wonderful graphic medicine narrative “Keeper of the Clouds” – writer Liza Futerman and illustrator Evi Tampold. We’ll also hear from Seattle Conference chief organizer-on-the-ground Mita Mahato. She’ll tell us a few insider tips about Seattle and what we can expect. Download episode.
This episode features a conversation with Tyler Page, creator of Raised on Ritalin: A Personal Story of ADHD, Medication, and Modern Psychiatry. Download episode.
My guests on this episode are Monica Lalanda, an emergency room physician from Spain, and Muna AlJawad, a geriatrician from Brighton, UK. Both of them are making and using comics in their medical practice. Find out how in this episode! Support for this podcast comes from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, the nation’s oldest Humanities Department within a medical school, pioneers of innovations in medical education since 1967. Download episode.
On this week’s show, two doctors making comics. First up is an interview with Carlo Jose San Juan, the creator of Callous Comics, a comic strip from the Philippines that tells the story of a doctor and her guardian duck. Later in the episode I talk with Ian Williams about his weekly Guardian strip Sick Notes. The Graphic Medicine podcast is brought to you by Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Department of Humanities. Download episode.
The Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) is a longitudinal cohort study investigating the long-term effects of HIV infection and ARV (antiretroviral) medications in children and young adults who were born with HIV or born exposed to HIV. The study follows newborns, young children, adolescents, and young adults. One part of the study is discussed in the presentation “Comics as an Exploration of Spaces Connected to HIV to Facilitate Maternal Disclosure.” Researcher Claire Berman presented this study, and the comics related to it, at our 2015 conference in Riverside, California and on a Health Comics panel at San Diego ComicCon. On this… Read More
Canadian Sima Elizabeth Shefrin is a fabric artist and presenter from the 2015 Comics & Medicine conference. Her recently published book, Embroidered Cancer Comics, is a series of embroidered panels about her husband’s diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. It was recently published by Jessica Kingsley. In my “What Are You Reading?!” segment, I’m joined by The Bad Doctor himself, Ian Williams. He shares three titles he’s been reading recently. Download episode.