WILL - Focus - June 14, 2012

Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It


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Daniel Halperin, Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor, University of North Carolina School of Public Health

Host: David Inge

Scientists believe that the virus that causes AIDS jumped from chimpanzees to humans about a century ago. It had been confined to a small patch of southeastern Cameroon, and it might have stayed there had not Europeans come, ensuring the disease would spread as an accident of their efforts to exploit Africa’s resources. We’ll look at the role of colonialism in the spread of AIDS. Our guest will be medical anthropologist Daniel Halperin, co-author of the new book "Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It."

Categories: Health, Public Health, Science

WILL - Focus - March 18, 2010

Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Young Black Men


(Duration: 50:52)

Wrong Place, Wrong Time book cover

With John A. Rich, M.D., M.P.H., Chair of and a Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, Drexel University School of Public Health; Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice

WILL - Focus - March 05, 2010

Apology in Medical Malpractice Cases and Hospital Apology Programs


(Duration: 52:16)

With Lorens Helmchen, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Illinois Chicago, and Visiting Fellow in Health and Aging Research, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts), and Jennifer K. Robbennolt, J.D., Ph.D (Professor of Law and Psychology and Guy Raymond Jones Faculty Scholar, University of Illinois)

WILL - Focus - April 29, 2009

Talk with the Veterinarian and Animal Control Warden

With Maureen McMichael, DVM (Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, and Service Head-Emergency Room and Critical Carem Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Illinois), and , and Chelsea Angelo (Animal Control Warden, City of Urbana)

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