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WELCOME TO AGING FAST & SLOW

Tune in as we interview cutting-edge scientists, policy experts, entrepreneurs, and advocates as we seek to understand aging across the lifespan and health inequities with aging. Podcast guests will speak about their research or work, ‘aha’ moments, and next topics for exploration. The resources described will be posted to the respective episode’s page for reference. New episodes will be released on the first Wednesday of the month and can be found here, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Hosts

Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN researches ways to understand and change the conditions in which some older adults age with more autonomy and health than others.  She is the Health Equity and Social Justice Endowed Professor and Director of the Center for Innovative Care in Aging at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.  She has received numerous awards including the Heinz award for improving the Human Condition and PBS’s "Next Avenue 2016 Influencers in Aging". Dr. Szanton holds appointments in Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, and the Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy. She has been by funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation, and the AARP Foundation.
Deidra Crews, MD, ScM Deidra Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, FACP researches ways to mitigate disparities in the care and outcomes of chronic kidney disease. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She holds appointments with the School of Nursing, the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, the Center on Aging and Health, and the Center for Health Equity, where she is Associate Director for Research Development.   She has received numerous awards for her research, including the 2018 Johns Hopkins University President’s Frontier Award--a $250,000 award granted to a single faculty scholar on the cusp of transforming their field. A National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine scholar, she was the inaugural Gilbert S. Omenn Fellow of the NAM. In 2019, she received the W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity and Access to Care from the American College of Physicians and the Distinguished Leader Award from the American Society of Nephrology.

Podcast Episodes

Aging Fast & Slow

Tune in as we interview cutting-edge scientists, policy experts, entrepreneurs, and advocates as we seek to understand aging across the lifespan and health inequities with aging. Podcast guests will speak about their research or work, ‘aha’ moments, and next topics for exploration. The resources described will be posted to the respective episode’s page for reference. New episodes will be released on the first Wednesday of the month and can be found here, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  1. Trust: The Anchor of Health Equity

    Wrapping up Season 1, Dr. Lisa Cooper stresses the importance of trust as a key ingredient for the patient-physician relationship, community engagement, and crisis response. Podcast References: Race, Gender, and Partnership in the Patient-Physician Relationship Unmasking and Addressing COVID-19’s Toll on Diverse Populations A Game Plan to Help the Most Vulnerable COVID-19 and Health Equity…
    Wed, 03 Jun 2020 04:01:09 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/podcast/trust-the-anchor-of-health-equity/
  2. It Takes a Village: Aging2.0

    Episode 4 of Aging Fast & Slow highlights how business collaborations drive systems change to achieve social impact. Guest Stephen Johnston describes how Aging2.0 accelerates innovation through its global community and collective intelligence platform to improve the lives of older adults. Podcast References: Aging2.0 Connect with your local Aging2.0 Chapter The Collective Aging2.0’s COVID-19 Request…
    Wed, 06 May 2020 04:01:57 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/podcast/it-takes-a-village-aging2-0/
  3. Kidney Health Equity: We’re All Invested

    Even amid the COVID-19 outbreak, chronic conditions don’t take a break. In honor of National Kidney Month, we talk to Aging Fast & Slow’s own Dr. Deidra Crews, a nephrologist at Johns Hopkins. She tells us how kidney health inequities impact us all and how common they are. Dr. Crews also helps us understand what…
    Wed, 01 Apr 2020 04:01:14 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/podcast/kidney-health-equity-were-all-invested/
  4. No Longer Seeing Double

    Dr. Keith Whitfield, an expert in aging among African Americans and the Provost at Wayne State University, joins hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews for the second episode of Aging Fast & Slow. Together they discuss the impact of desegregation on cognition by looking at stress and longevity within and among African American families.
    Wed, 04 Mar 2020 14:00:13 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/podcast/no-longer-seeing-double/
  5. Social Genomics and Social Justice

    Hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton and Dr. Deidra Crews kick off Aging Fast & Slow with guest Dr. Elissa Epel, professor of psychiatry at UCSF. Dr. Epel’s research seeks to understand the root of health disparities, and the role of chronic stress within aging. Together they unpack her recent work which reveals how the impact of systemic oppression is transmitted intergenerationally.
    Tue, 04 Feb 2020 21:38:12 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/podcast/social-genomics-and-social-justice/
  6. Welcome to Aging Fast & Slow

    Some people age faster than others, but why? Our podcast hosts Dr. Sarah Szanton, a nurse practitioner with a research degree, and Dr. Deidra Crews, a nephrologist, will seek to answer this question. They will talk to scientists, policy experts, and innovators to better understand aging across the life course, and also differences in aging - due to societal structures, community factors, and even our own cells.
    Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:46:57 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/podcast/welcome-to-aging-fast-slow-2/