Episode 6 | The Science Of Cancer Prevention & Health Literacy | Dr. Jesse Nodora, Community Engagement Leader, Moores Cancer Center

The Science Of

02-11-2023 • 36 min

Welcome to "The Science Of" Podcast, where students from the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA sit down with top scientists, doctors, and other leaders in the world of science from the globally renowned UCSD and the UCSD Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA.

In this episode, Jeremiah Bosley, Alivia Rollan, and Haydee Arancibia-Hardwick, our student Hosts, sit down to discuss the science of cancer prevention and health literacy with Dr. Jesse Nodora, Associate Professor, Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health and Community Engagement lead for the Community Outreach and Engagement team at Moores Cancer Center. He received a doctorate of public health (DrPH) from the University Of Texas School Of Public health in 1995 with an emphasis on health promotion. After 10 years of public health practice in state-level tobacco control, he transitioned to cancer prevention research at the Arizona Cancer Center and the University of Arizona School of Medicine.

Listen to Dr. Nodora's excellent story, journey, and perspectives on cancer, health literacy and health promotion:

TIME | DISCUSSION
3:45 | Dr. Nodora's background
4:27 | Rapid Fire questions to get to know Dr. Nodora
7:41 | How his career chose him
8:32 | The connection between cancer and health literacy
10:31 | What is health promotion?
12:16 | Health as a consumer "product"
15:26 | What doesn't work in health promotion
18:36 | Media literacy and health literacy connection
22:20 | Audience Questions
31:11 | The Future as seen by Dr. Nodora
32:44 | What he would do as Health Czar for a day!

Enjoy this excellent conversation, the "Rapid Fire" questions, and the live audience participation!

TIME | DISCUSSION
3:45 | Dr. Nodora's background
4:27 | Rapid Fire questions to get to know Dr. Nodora
7:41 | How his career chose him
8:32 | The connection between cancer and health literacy
10:31 | What is health promotion?
12:16 | Health as a consumer "product"
15:26 | What doesn't work in health promotion
18:36 | Media literacy and health literacy connection
22:20 | Audience Questions
31:11 | The Future as seen by Dr. Nodora
32:44 | WHat he would do as Health Czar for a day!

Enjoy this excellent conversation, the "Rapid Fire" questions, and the live audience participation!

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