Dr. Valerie Earnshaw: HIV, H1N1 and Substance Use Stigma


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May 14 2020 43 mins   1

The inaugural episode involves an interview with Dr. Valerie Earnshaw, Assistant Professor at Delaware University's College of Education and Human Development. She is world renowned stigma researcher focused on understanding and addressing associations between stigma and health inequities across the lifespan. Dr. Earnshaw's work has looked at many kinds of stigma--from HIV, to Ebola, to H1N1, substance use, among others.

In this episode Dr. Earnshaw talks about how she became interested in stigma, experiences of substance use stigma in her research, and art as a potential solution for stigma. You will also learn about her favourite nextflix show and most commonly used emoji...

Find more about Dr. Earnshaw's work here. You can also learn more about the Earnshaw Lab on Stigma and Health Inequities.

Episode hosted by Dr. Carmen Logie. Original music and podcast produced by Cozmic Cat. Supported by funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Canada Research Chairs program.